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Windows 7: Anytime Upgrade Question

13 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Anytime Upgrade Question

If I purchase 7 Ultimate via the anytime upgrade option in Windows (currently running Professional), and for whatever reason end up re-installing Windows later on (dead hard drive, etc), how would I go about getting Ultimate back, if at all, or would I have to re-purchase it?



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13 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You'll receive a key when you do the anytime upgrade which unlocks the ultimate features, just reinstall and re-input the key.
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13 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

Welcome to SevenForums Thats right the key is the key to your question. Make sure that you save the right one.
I hope that you enjoy your time on SF MalcolmReynolds!
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13 Feb 2010   #4
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Make a Win7 backup image saved externally so you never have to resintall Win7 again, just reimage the HD (or a replacement) in 20 minutes using your Win7 DVD or Repair CD.
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