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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by Tpatcher View Post
Im a college student and I payed full price for windows7.
*paid

Just in case you're an English major.
Edited by The Mad Mule - 5/6/11 at 11:41pm
    
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post #12 of 21
Don't you mean paid?
    
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by intelfan View Post
Don't you mean paid?
I typed "paid" on the essay I was working on, and "tried" on here.

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post #14 of 21
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Don't order it. It doesn't go from xp to 7. It's a dumb disc that allows you to upgrade from Windows 7 home to pro. That's it.
This is simply not true.
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post #15 of 21
if u want i can help u out with windows 7 home premium only down side it's 32bit i just need to find the case (all u need to do is download a disk burn it and i can give you the cd key
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Please prove me wrong. It's from the ultimate steal right? Windows 7 upgrade?
    
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post #17 of 21
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
if u want i can help u out with windows 7 home premium only down side it's 32bit i just need to find the case (all u need to do is download a disk burn it and i can give you the cd key
The key doesn't care if it's 32 or 64 bit. Only thing that matters is the version (home, pro, ultimate, etc). As long as it's a home premium key and he uses a home premium disk, he can use 32 or 64-bit.

Just fyi...
     
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post #18 of 21
Yes. I have purchased two copies of the Windows 7 upgrade. I installed one of them on an empty harddrive, and one on an XP machine.

I did a clean install on both (after backing up necessary files of course).
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post #19 of 21
dont you have a school id card? cant you scan / send?
post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by intelfan View Post
Don't order it. It doesn't go from xp to 7. It's a dumb disc that allows you to upgrade from Windows 7 home to pro. That's it.
Technically speaking none of the versions of Windows 7 allow you to upgrade from XP to 7 while at the time retaining all your installed programs from XP. They all do in one form or another a clean installation.

Source: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...p-to-windows-7

As for upgrading from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional and retaining all your installed programs and files there's only one MS product that can do that: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...nytime-upgrade
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