RE: Question about Upgrade version
It should read first time do not enter product key
> No. You can do a clean install with the upgrade. You install it twice. First
> time do enter product key, second time enter product key. I bought the retail
> full version
> so I do not have to mess with that. I have the full version of Ultimate to
> and the support is fantastic. My DVDs wre cracking and Microsoft replaced
> them with a new product key for free. They did not even charge me for
> shipping. Home Premium replacement DVD is $23.00 plus shipping.
> "tsonka" wrote:
> > I have been reading about the upgrade version of Home premium and have a
> > question.
> > Whenever i finally decide on what Im going to get and I install a new OS
> > (Vista), I dont want any reminants of XP still around, I want a 100% fresh
> > clean install. I understand that I can pop in the "Upgrade" disc in a PC that
> > has XP on it, chose "custom" install and preform my clean install.
> > My question is: When I buy Vista Im also going to replace my hard drive, it
> > is 3ish years old and now would be a good time to do it. With a new hard
> > drive will I have to install XP first then install Vista, or is there a way I
> > can go straight to the Vista upgrade disc and work it from there?