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Upgrading from 32 bit to 64 bit question

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Here's what I'm asking; Can I do an upgrade (Not a clean install) from 32bit Vista to 64bit Vista?

Thanks ahead of time.
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Nope. Sorry.
 
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Nope. Sorry.
Really? *Sigh*

Time to start backing up files.

+REP
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Have to do a full reinstall, i asked the same when i went from 32 to 64. It's worth the time though.
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I would never EVER do an 'upgrade' for an OS
    
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you might be in same situation as me

check out this tread i had
http://www.overclock.net/windows/328...-question.html
    
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I would never EVER do an 'upgrade' for an OS
I wouldn't normally either, but backing up files is such a pain when all you have is twenty DVDs, a spare 2GB HDD (Yes, 2GB.), and a 512MB Flash drive.
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You didn't partition your hard drive?
If you have your hard drive partitioned in a C: and a D: (C: for OS/progams, and D: for data), the OS will recognize the partitions, and you can format C: only and install the OS on that partition. The D: will be left alone, and you're data will be fine.

But... it'll always be a good idea to back up your data... when you have a single drive, you SHOULD back up regularly (at least weekly)
    
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