Windows 7 32 going to Win7 64? Question

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  1. xxnonamexx

    xxnonamexx New Member

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    Hello I had Win XP on my computer and I recently upgraded to Windows 7 32. After reading I feel that my Quad core can handle Windows 7 64. My question is how do I upgrade my win 7 pro 32 to win7 pro 64? Is it like it did with XP to Win 7? Also will my key work again since I already used it for initial installation? I have all new equipment so I feel I can get the drivers etc to work correctly. Thanks
     
  2. pbcopter

    pbcopter Honorable Member

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    Yes it should be just like going from XP. It will be a clean install, so backup your data, etc. If you have a retail version, then the same key can be used again. You will have to reactivate and it may be necessary to do it by telephone.
    Hope this helps.
     
  3. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    Yes, you'll be able to use the same product key, but unless you have more then 3 GB of RAM, you won't notice much of a performance increase.
    Cheers!
     

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