Re: Installing Vista on XP pro x64 trial
> "Anders Bengtsson" <Anders Bengtsson@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
> > First question: I'm currently running a trial version of XP pro x64, can I
> > install Vista directly, or do I have to have my original XP installed?
> > (Planning on buying Vista Home Premium 32-bit)
> > And Second question: To install Vista 32-bit you need to make a clean
> > install, can I do that with the Vista upgrades bought online at windows
> > marketplace?
> No version of Vista will do an in place upgrade from x64 to x86 versions.
> Also from some tests Colin Barnhorst did recently (search for his posts in
> microsoft.public.windows.vista.general), using an upgrade version to do a
> custom install with x64 Vista as the qualifying OS has some odd results so
> at this point it's not recommended.
> Rock [MVP - User/Shell]
Thanks for your answer, it helped me, with some of my concerns, but still
leaves some questions. First, can I make a clean install of Vista with an
upgrade, and second, can I do it on my trial version or do I need a
retail/OEM version of XP installed?