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(Solved) - Upgrade Question for W7

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  • Started 4 years ago by Dazzy257
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Dazzy257
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Hi everyone,

First time posting here, seems like a great site from what I've seen.

I have a question: I recently received my Windows 7 Upgrade Kit from Dell to bring my 64-bit Vista up to date. Now I've been doing a bit of research, and it seems like my options are either to do an "upgrade" install, or a "clean" install. Unless I'm mistaken, a clean install will erase pretty much anything that I've put onto the pc since I got it, but an upgrade install may not provide full performance of W7. My question is this: is it worth taking the time to do a clean install (I don't have the ability to copy my whole system atm, would require a couple of purchases), or will there not be any significant difference between that and an "upgrade" install?

Thanks in advance,

Dazzy

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Dazzy257
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EDIT: My apologies, i just realised there is a sticky on this topic. SORRY!

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LH
LH
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Hi Dazzy. Welcome. No probs :)

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