Installing Windows 7 should I upgrade or Clean Install

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by Millan, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Millan

    Millan New Member

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    Hey, got my 7 disk through today.

    I debating over whether to cop out and use the upgrade over a clean install.

    My biggest issue is i'm running a MSI P6N SLI Platinum and on the manufacturer site they have limited if any resources for the switch over to windows 7,

    My graphics card i'm running a BFG, but as its and nVidia im not too bothered about that as it should sort itself out with windows 7.

    Any advice?

    P.S. I dont care about loosing software as it wont take me long to reinstall office, itunes and steam
     
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    A "clean" install is the correct way.

    An upgrade leaves hundreds of useless files on your system.
     
  3. Millan

    Millan New Member

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    Cheers bud, just a bit worried about the motherboard driver, guessing though that 7 should have the support for as its a few years old now.
     
  4. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Well I'd at least give it a try before investing in a new motherboard or computer.

    My Windows 7 runs fine on a cheap $399.00 E-Machine which included a 22" widescreen monitor.

    I'm sure the motherboard on that one was very cheap.
     
  5. Millan

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    True, mines a custom built machine, tailored to Vista initially so should run fine
     

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