32 bit upgrad on 64 bit machine

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by jenks318, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. jenks318

    jenks318 New Member

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    I have an HP desktop with an AMD Quad processor. The computer's operating system was Vista 32 bit. I purchased the 3 pack upgrade of Windows 7 as we also have two laptops. Now the stupid thing. I checked in device manager to see if the quad processor could run 64. It did not show the 64 capable line, so I assumed that it could only run 32. After doing the 32 upgrade, device manager showed that the processor is 64 bit capable. My question is, can I now do a clean install of 64 over the 32 upgrade using the valid 3 pack upgrade software?
     
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Yes, you should be able to and the best route to take is the "clean" install as you mentioned.
     

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