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Motherboard not compatible wth Windows 7?

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steviehouse
Posts: 28

I have an Asus P5B based machine running on Vista Home Premium 32 Bit and I'm wanting to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit.
I've read that it is possible to do this upgrade using a custom installation however I have a query regarding my Motherboard.
I installed a RC version of Windows 7 and it worked fine until I decided to uninstall it a few days later.
According to Asus, the P5B is not Windows 7 compatible however I got the RC to work. If the RC worked, can I assume that the final version will also work?

Regards,
Stephen

Posted 4 years ago
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kzinti1
Posts: 6

32 bit to 64 bit? I don't think so.

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

steviehouse,
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Asus Support Site has P5B 64 Bit Win 7 Drivers for the motherboad.
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My guess?? is that it should work especially if it ran RC OK.
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An issue may be that the drivers may not be signed which is a MUST now.
Check it out. Don't know.
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Regards,
Rick P.

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steviehouse
Posts: 28

Thanks for the response guys. I'll check it out a bit more.
@kzinti 32 bit to 64 bit is possible as long as your hardware supports 64 bit, which mine does. You just have to do a custom (clean) install rather than an upgrade

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