Windows 10: Reinstall Barebones Win7, Then Online Upgrade to 10 for Clean Upgrade?
True! And that's a great way to handle it if the Windows 7/8/8.1 product key is blocked from online activation.
A couple weeks ago I finally got around to installing Win10 over the top of Win7 Pro. It is not running very well. Not terrible but it seems to be a little slow and I'm thinking I'd rather do a clean install. I have already backed up my data...
I think it best to do a clean install of Windows 10 on my computer because of previous problems with a Win XP to 7 upgrade and the problems with this Win 7 to Win10 upgrade. Blinking screen, no sound, "Critical Error" and Start Menu not working, on...
I have a dual boot set up - Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on an SSD drive and Windows 8.1 on a second hard drive. I would like to upgrade Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and keep the Windows 7 OS in tact.
Is this possible? Can I just go through the...
I have some Win 7 upgrade dvds from Microsoft, previously used on pc's that have now been upgraded to Win 10.
Q: Can I use a Win 7 upgrade on an old Win XP unit ? Will it be refused as an already used key ?
What I am aiming to accomplish is...
I have downloaded the Windows 10 Pro ISO file from MS and burnt it to a DVD.
It offers to install it as an upgrade over my Win 8.1 Pro installation on my PC.
Once I have done this, can I then format the hard drive, and do a clean installation...