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Old 08-19-2010, 01:44 PM   #1
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Default Time for the yearly reboot.

It's time for my computer to be wiped clean of everything.
Haha this time makes me happy.
There is only one quick question.
With my PC I bought Windows Vista 64-bit.
Then in the mail for free I got Windows 7-64bit.
If I want to reboot the OS can I just pop in the Windows 7 upgrade CD?
Or do I have to install Windows Vista then upgrade it to Windows 7 again?
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:04 PM   #2
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Default Re: Time for the yearly reboot.

From what I have been able to find what you will have to do is just insert the Vista disc while installing the windows 7 to verify that you are upgrading. So make sure you have both keys handy.
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Old 08-19-2010, 02:05 PM   #3
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Default Re: Time for the yearly reboot.

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From what I have been able to find what you will have to do is just insert the Vista disc while installing the windows 7 to verify that you are upgrading. So make sure you have both keys handy.
Ok that's good
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Default Re: Time for the yearly reboot.

When you reinstall and install all the programs you want, use a hard drive ghosting program such as Acronis or Norton Ghost to make an image of your drive. Next time you need to reinstall windows just pop in that disc and it will restore your computer to that state in probably less than 10-15 mins.
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