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Old 09-12-09, 10:43 PM   #9
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Default Re: Windows 7 upgrade can take up to 21 hours!

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Originally Posted by |MaguS| View Post
I thought that the "upgrades" are basically new installs since all it does is move your files, overwrites all system files and then copies your files back over...
Naw, that's a clean install without format.

An upgrade take all your apps, data and settings and puts it in the new OS as best as possible. It can take a bit, especially if the PC is loaded with spyware and old hardware. You know, the usual PC user who is just experienced enough to get into porn and cracks and install new oses.

I've seen too many in my lifetime ::
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