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Problem Question about Custom (clean) installs of OS

Discussion in 'Software' started by Juelz, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

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    Hope Im posting this in the correct section pardon me if I'm not, I have a quick question about installs.

    So say I'm migrating from a 32-bit Vista OS to a 64-bit Windows 7 OS this would be a custom install, BUT what if I'm going from a 32-bit version of Windows 7 Windows Home Premium to a 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium? would this be a simple upgrade or a custom installation? or do I have my wires completely crossed?

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  2. SimonD
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    SimonD Terabyte Poster

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    You can't upgrade from 32bit to 64bit, it has to be a fresh install. or migration.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/32-bit-and-64-bit-windows#1TC=windows-7
     
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    NP mate.
     
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