How do i upgrade from windows 7 evalution copy original copy Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Build Last response: November 30, 2009 2:16 PM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 November 30, 2009 8:42:20 AM I have installed windows 7 evaluation copy build 7201 and i want to find out if i will be able to upgrade it to the original copy and how? Any suggestions? Thank you! More about : upgrade windows evalution copy original copy outlw6669 a b $ Windows 7 November 30, 2009 12:52:11 PM My understanding is that you must format and reinstall. Upgrading from a pre-RTM build to current is not possible. m 0 l RetiredChief a b $ Windows 7 November 30, 2009 12:57:58 PM Which version of Win 7 did you buy, Upgrade version or the full version. If you purchased the upgrade version, you must (1) have a qualifing operating system (ie XP or vista - Win 7 evaluation copy does not qualify for up grade. (2) for xp and/or win 7 eval you must do a "clean" install. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum2.php?config=tom... With full version, just do a clean install (best method) and reload programs. Don't forget to backup your personal files and data. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Jonmor68 a b $ Windows 7 November 30, 2009 2:16:39 PM Use the Windows 7 Easy Transfer Wizard to save your files and settings to another drive or partition, then restore them after reinstalation. As RetiredChief stated, a clean install is required. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to move copy of Windows 7 from hard drive to SSD Forum Windows 7 cannot re-activate (Installed originally using an ISO cd-rom not an aoffical copy) Forum Solvedupgrading windows 7 (pirated) to full copy of windows 8. not the upgrade. Forum SolvedCheapest Way to Get Windows 7 Or 8? Can I Use An Upgrade Copy? Forum How to speed up my ASUS 64bit Windows 7 laptop when have plenty of memory? How to copy/paste list of programs!? Forum SolvedUpgrading a copy of Windows 7 that is not genuine Forum SolvedHow do I copy photos from Window's 7 library to external hard drive easily? Forum SolvedHow to copy windows 7 solitaire to windows xp Forum SolvedHow to copy a profile to default on Windows 7 Forum Upgrading to Windows 8 from Unregistered Copy of Windows 7? Forum Cost to Upgrade From Recent Copy of Windows 7 to 8 Forum How to install a valid copy of windows 7 when you dont have cd or backup only cd Forum How to copy files into Windows 7 user account folders Forum Running pirated windows 7, trying to upgrade to real copy Forum How to make a bootable Windows 7 hard drive that is a copy of my (C:) Forum How to copy Mac OS X Installation DVD to a HDD in WIndows 7??? Forum Upgrade from evaluation copy to windows 7 Forum SolvedWindows 7 Copy Forum SolvedIf i download a copy of windows 7 home premium 64 Forum SolvedHow can I tell if my Windows 8 copy is OEM? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !