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I wan to upgrade to windows 7. Can it be done?

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#1 fantasy09


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Posted 05 May 2017 - 08:50 PM

I want to upgrade my very old gaming computer to Windows 7. Can that be done on the net. I found this. Is it okay to use.  


Current OS Windows XP Service pack 3.




Also would it be safe to upgrade in safemode. From startup on down everything is very wavy, and when I tried to go to the net it gave me a blue-screen. I also got an an error message saying the computer has recovered from a serious error. This is unfortunately the computer I have to use for the time being until I can get a power supply for my other one. :(

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 10:32 PM

That is declared to be a Full Version (i.e. not OEM). You have to already have a Full License for Windows 7 and use your own installation key in order to install it legitimately on a computer (as you do also for OEM). That applies however you gain the use of installation media (download, borrowed DVD...). Downloads of installation media not obtained directly from Microsoft always have a question hanging over them.

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