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    Upgrade from Vista to Win8?

    Please take note that upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 8 is basically classified as a custom installation. This means you'll have to re-install all your programs in Windows Vista and if possible use updated installers.
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    Currently have Windows XP - Upgrade path?

    Is that Windows 7 Professional? If you don't need the features in Professional, you could opt for something cheaper like Windows 7 Home Premium ($119) instead. See here: or $99 at Newegg...
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    Upgrade Windows = moved Program Files?

    Just the folder named above. Everything else will still be in C:\ By the way, this is only possible if you did a custom installation and did not format the hard drive before and during the installation.
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    I am trying to go from 32 bit Vista to 64 bit Windows 7.

    A clean install is needed. You can't go from 32-bit to 64-bit Windows.
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    Dumb flash install question

    For Windows the USB thingy will work. For the Office you just have to copy the files or download from MS. Give MS a call I believe the office team can assist you in download the installation files for Office.
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    Product keys stickers...

    Call MS and state that you're having trouble activating. Provide the Product ID in the system properties window. 1-800-936-5700.
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    Can i reinstall Win7 without a disc.

    It actually works even with a Home Premium or Professional disk. All you need to do is remove the ei.cfg file from the ISO before burning. Tried it numerous times actually. :D
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    What's the most cost effective way to get Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate?

    It's $65 for Professional. That $29 offer was for Home Premium, which is not available anymore. :(
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    A New Capital of Call Centers

    It hasn't. But our fascination with American culture and being a former American colony at that has technically made English the second or third language of sorts for the Philippines. Anyone with a high school education and higher can actually speak English pretty well. Curious....What's FOB?
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    Proper way to Reinstall Win7 Upgrade Version

    Method 2 of Remember to not enter the product key during the installation, skip it and do the above method inside Windows 7 itself. You can also call MS and they do an automated version of Method 2. :)
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    Finding drivers for unknown hardware?

    Done this countless of times of friends and relatives computers. Works like a charm. :D
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    new mobo windows ?

    The main problem here is that Netlix requires Micrsoft's Silverlight to be installed and I do believe that you need a Windows computer to install SL. About keeping Vista, you could try using the same Windows Vista disk and the activate online, if it fails, try the automated phone system. If...
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    Cheapest Place For Windows 7 Windows 7 Professional fo $65. Granted you need to be a student or one with an *.edu e-mail address.
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    Can you get Win 7 SP1 as a stand alone file?
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    'Aliens: Colonial Marines' Shows Off Ten Minutes of Gameplay

    Quote the whole thing!!!! :P "I'm ready, man, check it out. I am the ultimate bad-ass! State-of-the-bad-ass-art! You do not want to fuck with me. Check it out. Hey, Ripley, don't worry. Me and my squad of ultimate bad-asses will protect you. Check it out. Independently targeting particle-beam...
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    'Aliens: Colonial Marines' Shows Off Ten Minutes of Gameplay

    According to Bishop, "In 19 minutes this area's gonna be a cloud of vapor the size of Nebraska."
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    problems installing Win7 SP1

    Edit: Might be time for a repair installation. :(
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    problems installing Win7 SP1

    If does not, he might wanna run a repair installation of Windows 7:
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    Cheapest Win7?

    If you're a student and still have an *.edu email address you can get Windows 7 PRO for $30:
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    VISTA X64 Disks from MS for $9.99

    I believe that's MS's Order Desk department: About your question, you need to remove the ei.cfg file I belive in order to have all versions on one disk. Also I've heard from reliable sources that if you order Business or lower they will come in 7 (5...
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    Determine license key used?? (Vista)

    You could call MS at 18009365700 and have the key checked. They have a tool that allows them to check if the key is blocked for activaiton or nor as well as information like how many times has been used or activated,
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    Cannot repair/reinstall Windows 7 (64 bit) Professioanl

    @OP: Have you tried creating a new account as well as uninstalled your AV and then start the repair installtion?
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    Cheap Windows 7 OS for .edu?

    It still is via a regitry hack or through MS tech support themselves. OR the old school method of a double install. It will just not activate right away of installed on a blank hard drive.
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    reinstall OS after changing RAM?

    The only time you do this is when you installed 32-bit Windows on a computer that has 2GB of RAM and you upgraded it to 4GB or RAM or more.
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    A few questions about Windows7 on an..."older" system

    For 1 and 2. I'm actually running Windows 7 on the specs below. It works okay for me.
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    used space after fresh install

    Won't using disk cleanup remove make SP1 permanent? I mean if he's using a Windows 7 without SP1 integrated it might be a pain to do a repair installation later especially if he runs intro trouble with the Windows installation.
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    Recovery CD's

    Vista/7 or XP? * You can use a retail Windows XP installer and then afterward the product key update tool: * For Vista/7 use a retail disk and don't type the PK, instead complete the installation first. Once installation is complete go to the system properties window and use the "change...
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    Windows 7 - Sysprep for new Mobo/CPU

    It's still in 7:
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    recover windows 7 cd key

    Winguggle work for Windows 7.
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    Video card not initializing but computer still boots up!!?

    Thanks for the replies, everyone. I think I might have solved it by changing settings in the Bios. :)
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    Win7 SP1 causing my laptop to crash......why?

    I don't know why but installing SP1 through WU produces a lot of problems. Using the stand alone installer on the other hands guarantees a successful install. :eek:
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    Video card not initializing but computer still boots up!!?

    As the title says, when I boot up my computer everything is humming a long but the monitor is on standby mode. However throughout this whole process I actually hear the Windows 7 intro sound, which tells me the computer is ready. Now when I disconnect the monitor's DB-9 cable from the GTS-250...
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    Win 7 Home Upgrade to Win 7 Pro
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    Windows XP Mode,Windows Virtual PC on Win7 PRO, can I use OFFICE XP PRO

    Even Office 2000 run fine under Windows 7 no need to use XP Mode actually. I've actually tried it myself back in 2009. :)
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    Windows 7 Ultimate (full) for $70 shipped ??

    Most of the time, the Windows 7 sold in eBay are MSDN products.
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    Reinstall OEM XP but have no disk

    As long as you can log-in to the desktop and use the Windows Product Key Update Tool ==> You can actually install Windows XP Professional (Retail) and then the tool in conjunction with a Windows XP Professional (OEM) product...
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    Can you do a clean install with Windows 7 'upgrade'

    YES!!! :D The regedit method works really great for me. :)
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    Windows 7?

    Go for it!! :D I've actually installed Windows 7 on something similar: P4 2.6 Ghz (800FSB) with HT 128MB Radeon 9200 1gb of RAM 160GB Samsung IDE HDD It ran fine although I was stuck with inbox drivers for the video. :(
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    Installing Win7 on a netbook...?

    You can install via USB disk or USB optcail drive. You can also downloade Windows 7 from here ( and use the steps below. No. You need to prep the driver first: CMD Way...
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    Dell XPS 420 refuses to boot windows cds

    Create a bootable USB installer of Windows Vista.