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Originally Posted by JimR
"JMI" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Do you have to have a version of Windows installed on you PC in order to
> install the Vista upgrade? I recall with Windows XP's upgrade install all
> you had to do was insert the install disc from a previous version during
> it's install (Windows 98, ME, 2000). That was enough to supply proof that
> you owned a previous version of Windows.
> Has that changed with Vista?
With Vista the operating system you are upgrading from must be installed,
you can't just insert the cd to verify. However there are workarounds that
can be found online.
Workaround for Vista upgrade very well explained at:
Windowssecrets.com see article Jan 07 by Brian Livingston..