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Installation over existing beat
Can I install a release version of Windows Vista Business over a beta version
Windows Vista Ultimate RC1 Evaluation copy. build 5600
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Re: Installation over existing beat
It's likely but don't count on it.

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Hello Dan,

Your very valid question has received many recent responses within the
"General Discussion" Forum.
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Re: Installation over existing beat
No,

The beta installs are of Ultimate, any other version is a downgrade and is
not allowable. The beta/RC builds can only be upgraded with a "Full" version
of Ultimate (they do not qualify an "Upgrade" version, you'd have to revert
to XP/2000 for that).

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