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Sorry for the stupid question but if i plan on downgrading from ultimate to Pro will i have to reinstall wind7 altogether?
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yes. you can only upgrade versions, not downgrade.
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Ya i figured i would, thanks.
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One question... why would you downgrade?
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Because im running a non genuine right now and dont want to be anymore.
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It will require a reinstall. You'll have to buy a key for the same version you currently have installed.
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One last question; would i be able to downgrade to Pro with the Win7 Pro upgrade? Or would i have to purchase the Actual Win7 Pro
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One last question; would i be able to downgrade to Pro with the Win7 Pro upgrade? Or would i have to purchase the Actual Win7 Pro
you would need the actual Win7 Pro, the upgrade disc does not contain the full version build as far as i understand.
Edited by jonathan9590 - 3/29/11 at 12:00pm
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post #9 of 10
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Ya i was about to buy it as a student through Microsoft when i realized it was Upgrade.
post #10 of 10
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I dont know if this is the same question as my op but can i install premium over ultimate?
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