Posts Tagged ‘64 bit’

Upgrading Vista 32 bit to Windows 7 64bit


Since I own an MSDN subscription, I was able to get my hands on a copy of Windows 7 last Thursday.

I didn’t actually install it until this past Sunday because Sunday is the only day I don’t need my computer and I needed a point in time where I could know I would have a good backup to work from.

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Upgrading to Vista 64 bit

or… How I spent my weekend before the weekend before Christmas

This weekend, I decided that now would be the best time to upgrade to Vista 64 bit (from Vista 32 bit)  And, after more than 60 hours of trying, I finally decided that Vista 64 bit is not worth the effort yet.  The rest of this article outlines what I learned along the way, some things you should be sure to do PRIOR to trying an upgrade, and some pretty severe comments aimed at Microsoft for the poor upgrade experience.

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