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Which version of Windows 7 do i need?


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#1 bgardner

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 11:45 AM

I have been using the RC Test copy of Windows 7 for the last few months (i think)

It was the demo that came out from microsoft, but I guess I need to upgrade to a full version.... would i be eligible for an upgrade purchase or should I buy a full version??

Is 7 Ultimate the best for someone on in the graphic design field???

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 12:26 AM

Microsoft has a page comparing different versions of MS Windows 7 : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/compare

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 01:35 AM

I have been using the RC Test copy of Windows 7 for the last few months (i think)

It was the demo that came out from microsoft, but I guess I need to upgrade to a full version.... would i be eligible for an upgrade purchase or should I buy a full version??

Is 7 Ultimate the best for someone on in the graphic design field???

YOU Qualify for the upgrade if you had Windows 2000--XP or VISTA with the Lic. key on your machine before you installed the Rc you would probably want PRO or Ultimate 64 bit as they can see and use the most ram of all the versions.Good luck, PS thats if your system can handle 64 bit cheer's

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 07:10 AM

What do you mean by handle 64 bit??

I got 4gb of ram, I forget the processor though

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 09:08 AM

Take a look here bgardner.

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 05:58 PM

If your processor is a later Intel or AMD Athlon 64 onwards, then you are 64bit capable. The only issues would be whether drivers are available for the hardware you have. If your machine originally came with Vista, then its likely the 64bit mode will work fine.

If you are unsure whats in your PC and dont want to take a screwdriver to it, check out this software, it will reveal all whats in the box at component level letting you check each item - http://download.cnet.com/Everest-Ultimate-...4-10499291.html

Cheers ;)




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