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March 14, 2012 1:22:24 PM

If I use http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... to upgrade my Windows xp would it give me everything like the full version
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Any information yous can give me on this would help never had to upgrade windows this way
a b $ Windows 7
March 14, 2012 1:42:10 PM

Hello Showdown88;

Yes it will. And WinXP is a qualified OS to get the upgrade to Win7.
But you probably don't want Ultimate. Home Premium is the way to go.
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a b $ Windows 7
March 14, 2012 1:43:56 PM

Also - in case you didn't know it - you can't 'upgrade in place' from WinXP.
It will need to be a clean install which means re-installing all your programs & apps.
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March 14, 2012 1:51:57 PM

Have you used Win7 before? If not, there is a way to keep WinXP on your computer while you're learning to use Win7 and getting it setup the way you want.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and X
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March 14, 2012 2:48:14 PM

WR2 said:
Have you used Win7 before? If not, there is a way to keep WinXP on your computer while you're learning to use Win7 and getting it setup the way you want.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and X



I want windows 7 ult for gaming I use windows 7 I just have a copy of windows xp on another computer and I was going to redo windows xp on and then try to upgrade to windows 7 I was wondering if the upgrade is different from the full version on windows 7
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March 14, 2012 2:53:58 PM

For gaming - you definitely want Home Premium.
Ultimate has other stuff running that gives you a bit less performance.
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March 14, 2012 2:57:42 PM

WR2 said:
For gaming - you definitely want Home Premium.
Ultimate has other stuff running that gives you a bit less performance.



I read so many reviews on windows 7 ult being better lol now I am confused
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a b $ Windows 7
March 14, 2012 3:10:09 PM

Think about the extra features that Win7 Ultimate has.
What do they do for gaming? Nothing.
They're all 'business related' features.
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a b $ Windows 7
March 14, 2012 3:20:56 PM

Windows Server domain joining
Multi-Display Terminal Services
Remote Desktop Host
Ability to set Software Restriction Policies
System Image Backup to Network location
UNIX based applications subsystem
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Enhancements
etc


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a b $ Windows 7
March 14, 2012 3:39:52 PM

See all those other things I listed in my previous post? The business thingies?
That wasn't just all of them.

How much RAM does your motherboard support?
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March 14, 2012 3:46:10 PM

Gaming motherboard. Overclocking, CFX/SLI and non-ECC RAM:


Business motherboard. No overclocking, no CFX/SLI and ECC RAM:

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March 14, 2012 4:25:36 PM

WR2 said:
See all those other things I listed in my previous post? The business thingies?
That wasn't just all of them.

How much RAM does your motherboard support?



32 GB
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