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Old 03-19-09, 08:56 AM   #52
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Default Re: Windows 7 Build 7057 x86

Originally Posted by Buio View Post
Upgrade worked perfectly for me. It does a fresh install and then copies all settings and files from the old installation and also re-installs drivers. I did not burn it onto a DVD or use an dvd-image program. I just unpacked all files from the ISO to a temp folder on the HDD with 7-Zip and installed from there.

But when I upgraded it did not copy the Catalyst 9.2 driver for Vista but used the WDDM 1.1 beta driver instead as I mentioned above. The driver date is from march, so I guess it's based on fresh driver.

But as it's still beta OS you can do a new install too if you like, just up to your preference.

Note: It asks you for the key again so have your beta key ready.
Ok, up and running on my lappy no problem. If I do an upgrade from 7000 on my other machine you said it copies all settings and files, will I need to re install my programs?
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