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Win7 Pro 64bit Upgrade Key w/ Prem 32bit Upgrade Disk

Q: Win7 Pro 64bit Upgrade Key w/ Prem 32bit Upgrade Disk

To avoid the Student Win 7 hassle (upgrading Vista 32 to Win 7 Pro 64 bit ISO burn, etc), can I simply use the Home Prem 32 Upgrade (for my other computer) arriving this afternoon with my 64bit Pro upgrade key & end up with the 64bit Pro installation?

Thanks.

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A: Win7 Pro 64bit Upgrade Key w/ Prem 32bit Upgrade Disk

No... you can only update to the same version that you have installed... Home to Home... etc.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/30556-win7-pro-64bit-upgrade-key-w-prem-32bit-upgrade-disk.html
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Hi!
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Thanks
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A:Upgrade from win7 32bit to win 10 64bit???

I'm not sure if there is a definitive upgrade process released as of yet, but when changing platforms, you've always needed to do a clean install. That being said, it's an easy process if you plan ahead.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/66740-upgrade-win7-32bit-win-10-64bit.html
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A:Win7 (32bit) to Win7 (64bit) upgrade install error

I believe to go from 32-bit to 64-bit, you will have to boot off the DVD. The installer is a 64 bit application that won't run under 32-bit. Find instructions to create a DVD if you don't already have it.

Good luck!

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/36858-win7-32bit-win7-64bit-upgrade-install-error.html
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A:help needed, tried to upgrade from 32bit win7 to 64bit (doh)

If all of your data is backed up, you should be able to boot from the Windows 7 disk, wipe all partitions, and reinstall Windows to a single C partition. Make sure only one hard drive is connected when you start.

But first a few questions:

You mention the PC came with no OS and then you mention Vista. What does Vista have to do with this? I assume you want Windows 7, not Vista.

Do you have a valid 25 character Windows 7 Product Key?

Is your Windows 7 installation disc a retail version?

Is it a full version or an upgrade version?

Have you set the BIOS to boot from the DVD drive first?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/229718-help-needed-tried-upgrade-32bit-win7-64bit-doh.html
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A:Upgrade Win7 Pro 32bit to 64bit or go to Win8?

Hello Bill and welcome to Seven Forums. Lots of questions and I have no definitive answers for you. Just some personal opinion and others may totally disagree.

I have very limited experience with Windows 8. I played around with the Beta (consumer preview) for about 2 months and I didn't like it. To me it felt like a lot of the functionality I was used to in Windows 7 (and Windows XP before that) was missing. Now don't get me wrong. I think the basic underlying operating system is good. It booted up faster than 7, it has better security, and for about $5.00 you can buy something called Start8 from Stardock that makes Windows 8 look and feel like Windows 7. It even brings back the start button and start menu. But it still felt like I was trying to use a touch operating system on a non-touch computer.

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Hope this gives you some food for thought.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/283681-upgrade-win7-pro-32bit-64bit-go-win8.html
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A:Upgrade from 32bit vista to 64bit win7 possible?

If vista is still on your pc then you can clean install the upgrade 7 disk. The installer will see the old os and allow the clean install. Hope this helps you with your problem.
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/102263-upgrade-32bit-vista-64bit-win7-possible.html
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A:Upgrade Win7 32Bit to Win8 64bit

When downloading the upgrade you need to

   Information

If you need to download 32bit Windows 8, download from a 32bit PC.
If you need to download 64bit Windows 8, download from a 64bit PC.


Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade

You will need to wipe the partition first to upgrade from x32 to x64.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/14524-upgrade-win7-32bit-win8-64bit.html
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A:upgrade from win7 pro 32bit to win7 pro 64bit with same licence

You will need the 64-bit DVD for a clean install
Clean Install Windows 7

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A:can I choose 32bit or 64bit with upgrade disk?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bbaction101


Looks like clean installing windows 7 on the drive you want with the upgrade disk is possible but during a clean installation is there a choice to install the 32bit or 64bit version


What did you buy?

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A:Trying to upgrade from Vista 32bit to Win7 64bit both Home Premium

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A:upgrade from win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

Hello Don, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this going to be installed in another computer, or are you having both hard drives in your current computer to dual boot?

Do you have separate product key number for the second installation?

If it's going to be installed on a separate computer and you have a second key to activate with, then yeah you could do a clean install with it like in the tutorial below.

Clean Install Windows 7

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A:Converting Vista 64bit with 32bit Ultimate Upgrade Disk

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http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/winvista_upgrade_clean.asp
 

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A:Upgrade Win 7 home prem to professional using upgrade disk

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A:have w7 32bit but want to upgrade to w7 ult 7 64bit- upgrade path?

You can only do a 64 bit In-Place Upgrade from 64 bit Vista. You will need to do a clean install.
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Did the notebook come with Windows7?

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/211680-have-w7-32bit-but-want-upgrade-w7-ult-7-64bit-upgrade-path.html
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Sorry, but you cannot upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit. You will only be able to do a clean install instead.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/280276-how-can-i-upgrade-my-32bit-into-64bit-please-help-me.html
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A:Upgrade to Win 8 32bit to 64bit

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A:What is the best way to Upgrade from Win 7 32bit to 64bit ?

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Edit: this may help : Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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A:32bit to 64bit upgrade?

Why or how do you know that photoshop is using the page file? How much?

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A:Upgrade from 32bit to 64bit

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A:32bit to 64bit upgrade help

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A:how to upgrade from 32bit to 64bit

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/105916-how-upgrade-32bit-64bit.html
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A:32bit to 64bit upgrade

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/126092-32bit-64bit-upgrade.html
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Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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Quote: Originally Posted by Elpants


As the title suggests, that's what my situation is.

I have a second 1 terrabyte empty drive I want to install W7 onto. Can I set up the new drive within Vista, do my Student Upgrade with the exe and choose to do a Clean install and have W7 install (and activate) onto the new drive?

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Thanks for your help.


OK

Lets see install win 7 onto the 2nd 1TB, Yes. Set up a new drive "within"??? vista?

Im confused how about if you explain it again drive 1 what OS now>>then
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Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.Hopefully this Microsoft article will answer your question.http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...asked-questionsBruce.

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Quote: Originally Posted by mangjun


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- how reliable it is?

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A:Strangeness after upgrade (Win7 64bit)

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Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
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Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

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A:BSOD on 32bit after dualbooting Win7 32bit with 64bit

Can you boot into Safe Mode? Press F8 at startup to access the menu. If so, remove Daemon Tools or whatever other virtual drive software that you have installed.

Bugchecks 0xC5, 0x7E, and 0x8E:

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Devin\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$DI07.894\012910-30716-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\websymbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.x86fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x8304b000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x83193810
Debug session time: Fri Jan 29 15:13:16.774 2010 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:16.506
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
.........................
Loading User Symbols
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck C5, {e008, 2, 0, 8316b795}

Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption ( nt!ExDeferredFreePool+135 )

Followup: Pool_corruption
---------

0: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL (c5)
An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is
caused by drivers that have corrupted the system pool. Run the driver
verifier against any new (or suspect) drivers, and if that doesn't turn up
the culprit, then use gflags to enable special pool.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000e008, memory referenced
Arg2: 00000002, IRQL
Arg3: 00000000, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg4: 8316b795, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:
------------------


BUGCHECK_STR: 0xC5_2

CURRENT_IRQL: 2

FAULTING_IP:
nt!ExDeferredFreePool+135
8316b795 8b10 mov edx,dword ptr [eax]

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

PROCESS_NAME: System

TRAP_FRAME: 807868a4 -- (.trap 0xffffffff807868a4)
ErrCode = 00000000
eax=0000e008 ebx=000001ff ecx=000001ff edx=83180a40 esi=83180a40 edi=831808c0
eip=8316b795 esp=80786918 ebp=80786950 iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na po nc
cs=0008 ss=0010 ds=0023 es=0023 fs=0030 gs=0000 efl=00010202
nt!ExDeferredFreePool+0x135:
8316b795 8b10 mov edx,dword ptr [eax] ds:0023:0000e008=????????
Resetting default scope

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from 8316b795 to 830917eb

STACK_TEXT:
807868a4 8316b795 badb0d00 83180a40 8329209c nt!KiTrap0E+0x2cf
80786950 8316a8aa 831808c0 00000000 00000000 nt!ExDeferredFreePool+0x135
807869b8 831eea0d 86b896c8 00000000 00000000 nt!ExFreePoolWithTag+0x8a4
80786b9c 833fc853 00000001 00000000 80786bd4 nt!IopLoadDriver+0xad2
80786be8 833f887b 8080fe28 8080ab70 00000000 nt!IopInitializeSystemDrivers+0x163
80786c6c 833fde6f 0080ab70 859c6818 859c64a8 nt!IoInitSystem+0x6de
80786d48 831d647c 80786d90 8325966d 8080ab70 nt!Phase1InitializationDiscard+0xce4
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A:BSODs then error 0x80070241 during win7 64bit repair upgrade

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A:Win7 64bit IE11 upgrade now needs refresh to display pages

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I'm not sure I follow you, but:

You aren't likely to get away with moving a Windows installation from Inspiron 5721 to some other machine, Inspiron 5748 or not. That would violate the license terms, let alone whatever other issues you might run into--different drivers, different chipsets, different Intel generations, etc.

Is that what you have in mind?

Or do you in fact have another Windows 7 license that you want to put on the 5748?

Or?

You say "Dell did send me the Sys7 Disk and license code". For which machine?

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http://tascam.com/content/downloads/products/311/US-122_Win_driver_3_40_notes_E.pdf

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Driver: http://tascam.com/content/downloads/products/311/US122_Win_3.40f.zip

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If I wanted to know...I would just try it.

I have both disks also (family pack) and plan to try such eventually, since I had one install on a system I gave away (after removing the Win 7hard drive/install).

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Louis

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A:Disk Read Error after Win7 upgrade

Can you use the keyboard at all, like when during the BIOS POST to get into the advanced options menu (F10 or F8, can't remember off the top of my head). I would try to do the same thing you did before, and then set Windows Updates to ask your permission before installing anything. Then you can install 2 or 3 at a time, which usually works better than installing a large number of them at once.

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they will network just fine.

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A:How do you do a clean install of Win7 from an dell upgrade disk

Put the disk in the dvd drive then boot from dvd and see if it gives you the option.

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A:SFC FAILURE; unable to upgrade/repair using Win7 disk

Does your installation have SP1? Is it a different bit-version 32- or 64-bit? These are the most common reasons for the error during Repair Install.

Does the problem persist after unplugging the other HD's?

What I would consider is getting a perfect Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version following only the Best Practices in the tutorial to setup and maintain the install, then in the future fall back on a Win7 backup image if these problems arise again.

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I'm sorry but no, each install requires a separate license (product key).

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A:Win7 32bit to 64bit

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ken Davison


Hi All
I have purchased 8gb of ram upgrade to help speed up my home video work. I am currently running Win7 Home Premium in 32bit mode. I have read that 64bit handles larger ram over 4gb better.

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SO if I purchase Win Ultimate Upgrade can I install it using the 64bit option without wiping out all my files?

OR is there any other way of doing it?

Thanks for any advise offered.


No. When you go from 32bit to 64 you must do a clean install.

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A:32bit xp to 64bit win7?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Stevo


I had 32bit xp in my system. I did a full wipe and tried to install 64bit 7. It would not let me so I had to do the 32bit win7. Did I do somthing wrong? Could I have used the 64bit disk? I really would like 64bit. What would I have to do?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html

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A:Is 32bit Win7 better than 64bit for most purposes?

Another vote for the recommendations from marsimar (us South Texans think alike).

64 bit is the only choice in my opinion.

Here's another link for you:
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Did you purchase the 32bit version of Windows 7?
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The same rules apply for keys as they did with Vista. The key works with either platform, as long as you use the same version. The key for Pro x86 will also work for Pro x64...but only one at a time.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/44708-how-downgrade-64bit-32bit-win7.html