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Upgrading from 32bit to 64bit

hey guys i have recently purchased a pc with 8 gigs of ddr3 ram as we all know that to use the 8 gigs of ram u will need the 64 bit version. but due to my previous ignorance i bought the 32 bit version. now how can i erase this version and install the 64 bit version cleanly . i know how to install but wat im really intersted in is a clean erase.

if u guys can privide a guide it will be perfect
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  1. oh and one other thing what version of windows 7 should i buy i need the most advanced one for gaming
  2. Hi TAREKWM,

    All u need for gaming is Win7 x64 home premium. What version do u have, OEM?
  3. i have window 7 32 bit home premium. but im thinking to go for 64 bit ultimate. wat do u think. plus if u can tell me how to cleanly erase the winows( new no programs on it) ill be happy
  4. U don't need Ultimate, u want to just spend extra money for no reason?
  5. ok u conviced me thx for the info guess ill buy 64bit home premium. but u still didnt tell me how to erase my vurrent windows cleanly
  6. tarekwm said:
    ok u conviced me thx for the info guess ill buy 64bit home premium. but u still didnt tell me how to erase my vurrent windows cleanly



    Which one do u have OEM or Retail? Maybe u don't need to buy another one.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/242612-44-retail


    $99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
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  8. When you do a new install it should ask you to format drive.
  9. sadly oem bummer! need to buy new copy
  10. tarekwm said:
    sadly oem bummer! need to buy new copy

    $99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
  11. Best answer selected by TAREKWM.
  12. Thanks for the vote : ) Good luck.
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