1.    05 Jul 2015 #1
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    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Upgrade install from the same build is that possible?


    Upgrade install from the same build is that possible? I want to try an experiment.
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  2.    05 Jul 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Huh?? Do you mean install 10162 and upgrade the same build??
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  3.    05 Jul 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Huh?? Do you mean install 10162 and upgrade the same build??
    Yes.
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  4.    05 Jul 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by groze View Post
    Yes.
    I guess you can.. but Why??
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  5.    05 Jul 2015 #5
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    That's basically a repair install,



    Repair Install Windows 8

    Plenty of reasons why you might want to do that.
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  6.    05 Jul 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I guess you can.. but Why??
    I have an idea and want to see if it work or fails.
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  7.    05 Jul 2015 #7
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    W10 Pro, W10 Home

    I know an upgrade install worked over my copy of W8.1 Pro, so I assume you should be able to do the same with W10.
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  8.    05 Jul 2015 #8
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    Nothing to upgrade; as has been previously stated that's really just a repair install.
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  9.    05 Jul 2015 #9
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    My idea worked. Had a few issues with sfc and windows genuine validation but it eventually validated. I might do a tutorial haven't decided and submit it to Brink it might be better over at the pchelpforum forums it requires Linux and well as windows tools it could work without but I am not sure. Anybody here that a good writer and good with grammar. My grammar is not that great.
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