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Upgrading from 32bit to 64bit

Last response: in Windows 7
November 19, 2011 5:31:56 AM

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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November 19, 2011 5:34:37 AM

oh and one other thing what version of windows 7 should i buy i need the most advanced one for gaming
a b $ Windows 7
November 19, 2011 5:39:12 AM


All u need for gaming is Win7 x64 home premium. What version do u have, OEM?
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November 19, 2011 5:43:58 AM

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
a b $ Windows 7
November 19, 2011 5:47:58 AM

U don't need Ultimate, u want to just spend extra money for no reason?
November 19, 2011 5:56:46 AM

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

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a b $ Windows 7
November 19, 2011 6:04:19 AM
November 19, 2011 6:04:34 AM

When you do a new install it should ask you to format drive.
November 19, 2011 6:04:48 AM

sadly oem bummer! need to buy new copy
November 19, 2011 6:08:08 AM

Best answer selected by TAREKWM.
a b $ Windows 7
November 19, 2011 6:09:15 AM

Thanks for the vote : ) Good luck.
a b $ Windows 7
November 19, 2011 6:09:25 AM

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