Re: Questions about the Vista Dvds
"Emory Tech" <EmoryTech@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
> Since most vista dvds are supposed to be the same I was wondering about a
> things. Is it possible to do a full install from the vista upgrade
> taking about the install twice trick), but when you get to the part of the
> install when it ask for a key you enter a full install serial key instead
> the upgrade one. Would this work? Would the full install media let you use
> upgrade key to do clean install? Has anyone done a bit for bit comparison
> the different vista dvds? I think that there is something different. I
> for sure that the enterprise version is different and so is the oem
> I know with xp the different flavors had a few different files.
With the exception of the volume license edition of Vista, all the retail
Vista DVDs are the same - upgrade and full are no different. The difference
is in the keys. The key is what unlocks the particular version and whether
it's upgrade or full.
Rock [MVP - User/Shell]