Starter to Home Primium?

Starter to Home Premium ?

Just purchased an HP Mini 110 last week , and they have added an option to add Windows 7 (Starter) as an OS. My question is; I have downloaded W7 Home Premium(Retail) and its on a flash drive. Would I be able to easily upgrade Starter to that? If so how? Just run the setup file? Or will it cause problems( like make me lose everything, no wifi, etc...)?

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Maybe you should check with HP.

As long as you don't use custom install I can't see how it would remove your programs or setings or files. But I DO NOT KNOW FOR SURE. I just can't reason how Microsoft would dare to format or do anything that could cause loss of data from the upgrade option. They would be getting millions of angry calls.

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