Upgrades?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by michaelbfree, Mar 27, 2006.

  1. michaelbfree

    michaelbfree OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Hello, I recently purchased a 64 bit platform and am runnung XP, but ready for the 64 bit Vista. I am already seeing 64 bit betas from Microsoft, but does anyone know if I need to upgrade my OS to 64 to try the 64 bit betas?
     
  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Not really sure what you are asking, but you can't upgrade from a 32-bit OS to a 64-bit OS. You need to do a clean install.
     
  3. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    i'm sure i speak for everyone when i say, you should either install vista on a separate drive partition to dual-boot between Vista and XP, or install Vista on a separate computer from the one you normally use. it's not usually a wise decision to install a beta OS as the only OS on a primary computer.
     
  4. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    ^^^^^^Agreed

    Or in Vmware, Virtual PC etc.