Windows 10: Which should I choose to upgrade to w10-W7 OEM-slp or W7 sp1 Retail? Solved


  1. Posts : 1,546
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       26 Jul 2015 #1

    Which should I choose to upgrade to w10-W7 OEM-slp or W7 sp1 Retail?


    Which should I choose to upgrade to w10-W7 OEM-slp or W7 sp1 Retail?

    Here was my setup when I was an insider

    Primary Partition 1 Windows 7 Retail
    Primary Partition 2 Windows 10 preview upgraded from windows 7 oem-slp.*
    Partition 5 Xubuntu
    Partition 6 Linux swap.

    I can go that way above with the windows 10 release or I can go this way

    Primary Partition 1 Windows 7 Oem-slp
    Primary Partition 2 Windows 10 retail upgraded from windows 7 oem-slp.*
    Partition 5 Xubuntu
    Partition 6 Linux swap.

    *This will eventually be a clean install.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    26 Jul 2015 #2

    What ever you want to. In the end you have to decide.
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  3. Posts : 1,588
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       26 Jul 2015 #3

    If you get the free upgrade, it will upgrade either the OEM7>OEM10 or the Retail7>retail10, if you keep one version of 7. The most useful would be the retail, since that is transferable if the motherboard dies, but the OEM will die with it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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