Installation of W7 upgrade edition on a seperate disk

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  1. whs

    whs Extraordinary Member

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    I have 2 internal disks. On disk 1 (HDD) I have Vista. On disk 2 (SSD) I want to install Windows7. For the W7 installation I would disconnect disk 1 because I do not want a double boot but I use the BIOS boot sequence to switch between the 2 disks. I am wondering whether that is possible with the W7 upgrade edition (the $50 early bird offering). My Vista is an OEM that came with the PC and I only have the Installation/recovery DVDs that I burnt from the recovery partition. What I am wondering is how the W7 upgrade installation would know that I am eligible for the upgrade.
     
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    The computer I bought in 2007 - with Vista preinstalled. But the W7 upgrade edition I have ordered a few weeks ago. I think I will get it after Oct. 22.
     
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    Well down to whether you live in UK or not...since as I'm aware only the Uk getting FULL edition as replacement for the UPGRADE edition due to a EU issue over browsers etc...everyone else just get UPGRADE when ordering UPGRADE Editions...far I heard.
     

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