Can't upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate.

#1
I just got my windows 7 ultimate. I was able to successful install it on a new hard drive on another computer. It was pretty good so i decide to upgrade my vista home premium. When ever i tried to upgrade my vista home premium i would get an error. I use the windows 7 upgrade advisor and it says i can upgrade to win 7 ultimate. can someone help me with this problem.
Im on vista home premium x64



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#2
If you have Vista 64bit, Do you have a 64bit Windows 7. Is your Windows 7 Disc 32bit. You say you bought Windows 7 Ultimate and you already have Windows Vista Home Premium, well you can't do that. If you have Windows Vista 64bit Home Premium you can only upgrade to Windows 7 64bit Home Premium So with Ultimate you can only do a "blast and Install" which means you can only clean install it and you will lose all programs and data. So back up, the only way.
 


#3
"I just got my windows 7 ultimate. I was able to successful install it on a new hard drive on another computer.so i decide to upgrade my vista home premium."
You said you installed it on another computer, if you did this you cannot install it on a second computer as the license is good for one computer only. So if you already installed it successfully on a new Hard drive you cannot install it on another computer.
 


#4
Oh okay, so i have to get another windows 7 ultimate. If i get another one, do i have to get a windows 7 home premium x64, then get a windows 7 ultimate to keep all my stuff. I wouln't mind losing all my stuff, but i want the nVidia software installed in my computer. I'd use a cd for the nVidia software, but the software is from my factory default recovery disc and i don't think you could just install the nVidia software without having to install the rest of the factory default software.
 


#5
No you can't. If you want to upgrade from Windows Vista 64Bit home premium, Get Windows 7 Home 64bit premium.

If you want Windows 7 Ultimate you have to fresh install it. For you to know.

1). Windows Vista 64bit home premium can only be upgraded to Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
2). Windows Vista 64bit Buisness can only be upgraded to Windows 7 64bit Professional
3). Windows Vista 64bit ultimate can only be upgraded to Windows 7 64bit Ultimate
OR
1). Windows Vista 32bit home premium can only be upgraded to Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
2). Windows Vista 32bit Buisness can only be upgraded to Windows 7 32bit Professional
3). Windows Vista 32bit Ultimate can only be upgraded to Windows 7 32bit Ultimate
 


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