If you do a full backup of Vista 32 bit, then install, 64 bit, then restore
the backup, you will be back to 32 bit.
You'll need to reinstall your apps after the 64 bit install.
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"Redd" <reddcloak-real@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> This is my first time visiting and posting to this group. I am here
> because I need help, and it seems like there are a lot of knowledgeable
> and helpful people here.
> I have an HP pc that came with Vista Home Premium and software like MS
> Works 8, Muvee and other preloaded apps. I used anytime upgrade to buy
> Vista Ultimate 64 bits on a separate DVD. Currently I am using Vista
> Ultimate 32 bits as an upgrade from Home Premium.
> My question and deep desire is to get Vista Ultimate 64 installed (I know
> that I need/have to do a clean install) and then regain my preloaded
> software like MS Works 8 and Muvee along with the other stuff that came
> with Home Premium.
> If I do a Full Backup with Vista Ultimate 32 bits, will I be able to do a
> complete restore once Vista Ultimate 64 bits is installed and regain full
> use of my apps/software (MS Works 8, Muvee etc.) that was installed with
> Vista Home Premium 32 bits?
> If that want work, is there any other ways to regain full use of the
> preloaded apps/software in Vista Ultimate 64 bits?
> Thanks for any help you can give.