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Installing 64 bit over 32 bit WIndows 7

Discussion in 'General Software' started by 1nf3rn0x, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. 1nf3rn0x

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    Pretty much I have a system with 32 bit Windows 7 Ultimate, wondering if I can just use the upgrade option when I boot from disk to install 64 bit over my current os without loosing any of my programs and data etc. Possible?..

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    it be best to start fresh to avoid any driver issues
     
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    Naw :( , guess I'll have to reformat sometime soon on this machine!
     
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    Get all your 64 bit drivers first, Motherboard from Maker or AMD/Intel/Broadcom/Realtek

    Video card driver

    Sound card Driver

    Format and completely wipe your OS drive.

    Install Windows then install your Lan driver only.

    Update windows excluding drivers

    Install Drivers.

    Install Programs...
     

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