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Windows 7: Leaked Win7 Upgrade Pricing

07 Jun 2009   #31
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

That wasn't in direct reference to the BestBuy special but the expected full retail price once those are announced this month. Being the latest version coming out you'll likely end up seeing a few other specials from other chains as well due to the slow economy.


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07 Jun 2009   #32
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by werD View Post
MS should sell custom flash drives with Win7 on it
I have been wondering when this is coming. Pretty soon DVD drives will go the way of floppy drives. We need USB install sticks.
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07 Jun 2009   #33
howied

 
 
Upgrade

So, for 50 bucks I can upgrade and will not have to reconfigure all my programs and I'll be good to go? That's great if it works!Win 7 is working great for me and I just want to continue without having to reinstall and start all over...much too time consuming to reinstall all of my programs
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07 Jun 2009   #34
andych

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate - Activated (Technet)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by howied View Post
So, for 50 bucks I can upgrade and will not have to reconfigure all my programs and I'll be good to go? That's great if it works!Win 7 is working great for me and I just want to continue without having to reinstall and start all over...much too time consuming to reinstall all of my programs
That will be an Upgrade from Vista SP1 Edition to edition....so if you have Home Premium then you can upgrade to W7 Home Premium....
You won't be able to upgrade from the RC or leaked Versions without a bit of smoke and mirrors....
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07 Jun 2009   #35
MUff1N

Windows® 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Clean installation is always the best way to go!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by howied View Post
So, for 50 bucks I can upgrade and will not have to reconfigure all my programs and I'll be good to go? That's great if it works!Win 7 is working great for me and I just want to continue without having to reinstall and start all over...much too time consuming to reinstall all of my programs
Everyone here I'm sure will agree with me on this...
When the final version of Windows 7 comes out they along with me WILL do a Clean installation of this operating system to make sure it's the best it can be!!!

Yea, it's a PITA having to re-install all your programs, (for me this is 4 days) drivers, tweaks, etc but it's worth it to have a perfectly working OS with all your programs & drivers working correctly!
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07 Jun 2009   #36
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

I just put a second install of the 64bit RC on here to how things will go under different circumstances. I think the mbr entries ended up on the storage drive and not the array however since that was left plugged despite being in the last port!

Well at least I try unplugging along with the second time for first drive and rebuild the BCD manually. And nothing ever tops a nice clean fresh install of "7"!
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07 Jun 2009   #37
mukul

Vista Home Premium 32-bit/ Win7 RC/ Debian Lenny
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
UPGRADE disks are not to be frowned on. Actually they are better than (IMHO) Full Disk. MS recommends (some Beta Testers) upgrade every time, while they also have others that do a CLEAN INSTALL every time. I'm on of the "Always Upgrade" now per the manual from a Vista "UPGRADE DISK Set " , To clean install, follow all instructions when it comes to "Insert KEY" say NO, the popup will "ask if your sure" say yes. this will give you 30 days without a KEY fully functional.
Prior to 30 days, insert the DVD and simply upgrade this time using the UPGRADE KEY. PLUS it is a bunch CHEAPER.

Has any seen the Vista SP1 compliance test? it sort of looks like Win7 Upgrade test.
SP1 would only upgrade the following.
Do you mean to say that this method of clean install using Upgrade disk is as good as doing d same from a full disk? Will it complete erase the traces of Vista from my system? Next yr, I don't wanna have Vista traces on a system but have a Windows 7 (probab SP1)
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07 Jun 2009   #38
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mukul View Post
Do you mean to say that this method of clean install using Upgrade disk is as good as doing d same from a full disk? Will it complete erase the traces of Vista from my system? Next yr, I don't wanna have Vista traces on a system but have a Windows 7 (probab SP1)
Yes it is Mukul. Check out my post HERE for instructions.

~Lordbob
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07 Jun 2009   #39
mukul

Vista Home Premium 32-bit/ Win7 RC/ Debian Lenny
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Yes it is Mukul. Check out my post HERE for instructions.

~Lordbob
Then y ppl r willing to spend 5X more for the clean install using full disk. I am assuming that upgrade disk gonna cost 50 bucks n full disk 250.
I did read your post. Thanks for the reference but I am still suspicious.
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07 Jun 2009   #40
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mukul View Post
Then y ppl r willing to spend 5X more for the clean install using full disk. I am assuming that upgrade disk gonna cost 50 bucks n full disk 250.
I did read your post. Thanks for the reference but I am still suspicious.
People don't know about this.....
You have to remember, most people do not know as much about computers as we do.
As for being suspicious, I haven't tried it, so I can't help any there...

~Lordbob
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