Overclock.net banner
1 - 6 of 6 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,370 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I heard that you can do a complete install with the disc but then again I also heard that there are some kinks/issues when using it as a fresh install. Can anyone confirm this?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,733 Posts
If its a upgrade disc, you have to have some sort of Windows OS already installed. XP, Vista. You can still boot from CD and do a complete 'fresh' install vs. in place upgrade. But it checks for a previous install.

Ski

If i am incorrect ppl. Plz correct this.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,367 Posts
The key will only activate if the upgrade option is used, a fresh installation is not possible.

If you would like a fresh installation without using a prior installation vista or xp to upgrade from simply do a fresh install using the upgrade disk, then upgrade the clean install you just did (so the key activates). Works like a charm. Imo it is the only upgrade option that isnt FAIL.
 
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top