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Re: Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade?

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    Bob Knowlden Guest

    Re: Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade?

    If it's like Vista, no.

    You'd have to buy a full retail version if you wanted a license that could
    be used as either an upgrade or to install without a previous OS.

    "mac" <aaa@newsgroup> wrote in message
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    > Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade from Vista? I rather pay a
    > little more but it is easier to have an OEM DVD in case I need to do a
    > Full reinstall at a later day
    >
    > mac

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    Gordon Guest

    Re: Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade?


    "mac" <aaa@newsgroup> wrote in message
    news:TvkCm.265418$cf6.169724@newsgroup

    > Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade from Vista? I rather pay a
    > little more but it is easier to have an OEM DVD in case I need to do a
    > Full reinstall at a later day
    >
    > mac
    OEM versions can only do a clean install AFAIK....


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    Mrs. Gordon Guest

    Re: Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade?



    "Gordon" <gordonbparker@newsgroup> wrote in message
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    >
    > "mac" <aaa@newsgroup> wrote in message
    > news:TvkCm.265418$cf6.169724@newsgroup

    >> Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade from Vista? I rather pay a
    >> little more but it is easier to have an OEM DVD in case I need to do a
    >> Full reinstall at a later day
    >>
    >> mac
    >
    > OEM versions can only do a clean install AFAIK....
    Err <sigh> Umm, that is true Mr. Gordon the NET COP. Err. <sigh>

    Err.




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    Re: Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs. Gordon View Post
    "Gordon" <gordonbparker@newsgroup> wrote in message
    news:ODtWFR1TKHA.4704@newsgroup
    >
    > "mac" <aaa@newsgroup> wrote in message
    > news:TvkCm.265418$cf6.169724@newsgroup
    >> Can I use Windows 7 DVD OEM DVD as an Upgrade from Vista? I rather pay a
    >> little more but it is easier to have an OEM DVD in case I need to do a
    >> Full reinstall at a later day
    >>
    >> mac
    >
    > OEM versions can only do a clean install AFAIK....
    Err <sigh> Umm, that is true Mr. Gordon the NET COP. Err. <sigh>

    Err.
    Why do you want to upgrade which is always a mess. A clean install is a lot better option. And an OEM Win7 is appropriate for that.

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