Re: Reinstalling an upgrade version on a new machine
If you can't activate via the internet, use the phone method.
"Noel" <Noel@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Yes you can. If it is a retail version you can uninstall on one computer
> put it on another computer. It can be on any computer as long as it is
> Quad Core
> "PNRJR" wrote:
>> Sorry, bad use of "clean" on my part. The Vista Ultimate 64 bit upgrade
>> version DID work its prior use one year ago from a Win XP Pro 32bit
>> It just didn't let me keep my prior settings under XP 32 upon the upgrade
>> Vista 64.
>> What I need to know is: The Vista Ultimate 64bit upgrade is not in use.
>> is sitting in my closet because my software will not work in the 64bit
>> environment. If I build a new machine with a new WIN XP Pro 32bit OS can
>> later use the Vista Ultimate 64bit upgrade on that new machine?
>> "DevilsPGD" wrote:
>> > In message <E67D0699-3C7A-4C5D-9EDA-C9B316E1BD22@microsoft.com> PNRJR
>> > <PNRJR@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> > >Thanks! Are you sure of the lack of 32 to 64 upgrade path? Last year,
>> > >I
>> > >upgraded from Win XP 32 to Vista Ultimate 64. Upgrading from 32 to 64
>> > >could
>> > >not be done except through a "clean" install. You had to have Win XP
>> > >32
>> > >installed for the upgrade to proceed. It just didn't save any of the
>> > >old data
>> > >on the new upgraded Vista 64 install.
>> > The answer depends on what you consider an upgrade path -- When
>> > changing
>> > CPU architectures you need a "clean" install, meaning that existing
>> > applications are not preserved as they would be in a true upgrade.