Vista HP 32bit upgrade to Win7 Professional 64bit RRS feed


  • I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit and am looking to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional 64bit with an UPGRADE disk. Is this possible or do I need to buy the full version and then wipe the hard drive and basically start all over again?


    You can use the 64-bit upgrade disk, but you will be required to back up all of your important files, perform a Custom (clean) install, and reinstall all of the software programs.

    It's not possible to switch from 32-bit to 64-bit without performing a clean install.

    Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7 (custom installation)

    Hope this helps,

    Thank You for using Windows 7

    Ronnie Vernon MVP
    • เสนอเป็นคำตอบโดย Ronnie VernonMVP, Moderator 24 พฤศจิกายน 2552 23:04
    • ทำเครื่องหมายเป็นคำตอบโดย Domqwerty 25 พฤศจิกายน 2552 7:35
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