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Windows 7: Windows7 32bit OEM Productkey to activate Windows7 retail x64bit

07 Jun 2015   #1

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Windows7 32bit OEM Productkey to activate Windows7 retail x64bit

My pc came with preinstalled Windows 7 x32, later I came to know it is an OEM version.. now i want to switch to x64 architecture(same Windows edition), ..can I do a clean install Windows 7 x64 (retail) over my Windows 7 x32bit(OEM)....and use my OEM product key to activate it?

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08 Jun 2015   #2

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Simple answer is yes.
You will probably need to use telephone activation to get it activated.
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 Windows7 32bit OEM Productkey to activate Windows7 retail x64bit

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