Windows 7, which one?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Follower, Oct 13, 2009.

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  1. Follower

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    Hi,

    I am using Windows Vista Home Premium K.
    I am thinking of moving to Windows 7.

    I have two choices.
    Either buying the Upgrade Package or the Full package.

    I know it is hard to compare,
    but which one will YOU buy, if you were me?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. lodore

    lodore Registered Member

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    well see if there is any decent preorder deals left. I managed to get home premium retail for £45.
    if you cant think of the following:
    do you plan to move windows 7 from that computer to a computer you may want to buy in the future?
    what type of license is the vista home premium you currently have?
    if you plan to keep windows 7 on that computer only and never want to transfer it an upgrade would be the best route but try for preorder deals first.
     
  3. Fuzzfas

    Fuzzfas Registered Member

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    I am not sure 100% about this, but i *think* that the "upgrade" versions can't do clean installation of Windows 7. You first have to install Vista and then apply the upgrade.

    IF this is true (you should research it), then if you can afford the extra money, go for the full package, because it's always better and tidier going for clean installations and you will also have the Vista license active to put on a second PC.
     
  4. ambient_88

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    You can do clean installations with the upgrade versions. What you can't do is install it on a clean hard drive.
     
  5. Kerodo

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    Are you sure about this? So all one has to do is install Vista and then run the 7 install disk and clean install is available?
     
  6. ambient_88

    ambient_88 Registered Member

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    Yes...
     
  7. NormanF

    NormanF Registered Member

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    Same one as the Vista version you have. For example, if you run Vista Home Premium, then upgrade to 7 Home Premium.
     
  8. Kerodo

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    Ok, thanks folks. I have Vista Home Premium and I would buy 7 Home Premium as well. So that would work out fine. Good to know then....
     
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