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Win 7 home upgrade

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#1 chbinasheville


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Posted 09 November 2010 - 04:08 AM

I have an Acer Aspire Timeline notebook 5810tz that came with Vista Home Premium and a free upgrade to Win 7 HP 32bit. I won a new Systmax desktop from TigerDirect that came with XP Pro installed and Win 7 Pro 32 upgrade disk. Can I use the Systemax Win 7 Pro upgrade on my notebook? I don't want to lose the XP Pro. I guess I could maybe install the Win 7 Pro on the desktop and make it a dual boot system but I don't know how to do this. Any body have any suggestions?

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#2 ReviverSoft


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Posted 09 November 2010 - 08:48 AM

1. It is possible to have a dual-boot of WinXP and Win7.
2. As long as you have the key for Win 7 Pro 32bit upgrade disk, you shouldn't have any problem installing it on your notebook, as an upgrade.

Edited by ReviverSoft, 09 November 2010 - 08:48 AM.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:29 PM

First of all, yes you are able to use the win 7 upgrade on the notebook as long as you have the cd key required.

Second, which one would you rather do? Considering you only have 1 cd key set, you will only be able to use windows 7 on either the notebook, or desktop, not both. Respond with which one you would rather have it on so we don't write instructions that you won't need.

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