can you upgrade from vista ultimate 64 bit to window ultimate 64bit

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can you upgrade from vista ultimate 64 bit to window ultimate 64bit

Post by icemen on Thu 27 May 2010, 7:44 am

Hi

I been trying to upgrade my desktop to windows 7 but keep getting the below error message. I have read on a few forum threads that the Windows 7 doesn't work when you try to upgrade but if you do a clean install then it will work. I am reluctent to do clean install as it means I will lose all my music & photos & stuff. Can anyone help?

Error Message:
You canít upgrade 64-bit Windows to a 32-bit version of Windows. To upgrade, obtain a 64-bit version of the installation disc, or go online to see how to install Windows 7 and keep your files and settings.

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Post by icemen on Sun 30 May 2010, 8:08 am

bump

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Post by Doctor Inferno on Sun 30 May 2010, 12:21 pm

Hello,

You seem to be using a 32 bit version of Windows for the installation. You have to use a 64 bit version if you want to upgrade Windows.


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Post by icemen on Thu 03 Jun 2010, 8:50 am

where is the best place to get this 64 bit version?

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Post by Doctor Inferno on Thu 03 Jun 2010, 2:24 pm

Hello,

See here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/buy/


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