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Subscribe Search This Thread « Previous12Next » Start a New Thread post #1 of 15 10/26/09 at 8:45pm Thread Starter Kryten Deacon Vorbis Joined: Feb 2009 Location: West The only "gotcha" to this is that I'm fairly certain that you need a Windows Vista Ultimate disc to create the ISO, as Vista Ultimate is the only one that contains Install Home Premium using Ultimate DVD? I have a Windows 7 professional x64 disc, but I'm using it on my brothers laptop. have a peek here

Allegedly, you will have to do phone activation for the laptop COA key (according to a Microsoft blog post I read when this issue came up earlier). Hi, All the dvd's are the same. When you buy a cpu, the manufacturer has no idea if you bought Home Premium, Pro, or Ultimate, they dont care. It is the product key that determines which Edition is installed. read this post here

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I purchased Vista Ultimate (32 bit) for my home PC, so I have that DVD. I wouldn't even attempt using a retail disc with an OEM key unless I knew for sure that it worked. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create But this goes to show that you don't really need the Ultimate edition of Vista to install whatever edition you like.

only a recovery disc? Or I need a seperate disc of Home Basic/Premium? In a nutshell, by deleting one file from a Windows 7 install DVD, you can have the edited disc prompt you for which version of the OS you want to install. Ei.cfg Windows 10 since supposedly...

Should a non-oem Universal Vista/7 disk be able to install an OS using the Product Key that came with a laptop even if it was an OEM install? Ei.cfg Windows 7 He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow. Thanks. https://www.vistax64.com/vista-general/208838-use-ultimate-disc-install-home-basic-premium.html Unless you paid for extra $ when you ordered the pc to be ultimate rather then home.

by toast › Alphacool Lighttower All-in-One Reservoir/Pump Combo w/Phobya... Windows 7 All Versions Iso Download Gimme a few days to look into this. As this is only for one machine MS do not do volume licensing (you need 5 or more machines to get a volume licensing discount), therefore you would need to buy Just skip the step where you enter the product key during installation process.

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Yep, they do. https://tweaks.com/windows/40135/install-any-edition-of-windows-7-from-any-windows-7-dvd/ But if I restore home premium with professional, even if it... Ei.cfg Removal Utility But of course you would need to actually own a license for the Ultimate edition, which then enter after installing Vista. Windows 7 Iso Image Edition Switcher I'm not sure about Vista.But the OEM:COA key phone activation info is from this MS quote: In order to reduce a significant source of piracy, Microsoft has disabled online activation for

Windows 7 activation keys are version specific, a H. navigate here General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent web You can disable them....if you know how in the bios or flashing a modded onebut I digress You CANT use a retail version because it wont activate the OEM (UNLESS) you Windows Updates Ultimate 64-bit disk for Home Premium Install?Hello all: I have Vista Ultimate installed on one of my pcs. Windows 7 Universal Iso Download

I am now building another rig and want to purchase a W7 Ultimate (or anything other than home) serial key which does NOT come with the disc. There are TONS of sites out there (including this one!) that show you how to hack the SETUPP.INI file to "convert" an OEM XP disc into a retail one, or vice I can upload one somewhere for you… DiNo says: September 14, 2011 at 00:31 BTW, thank you very much for the information! http://ovmonline.com/windows-7/installing-windows-7-home-premium.html There are "official" Windows 7 SP1 ISO downloads available from the Windows 7 Forums.

Installation & Setup Can I use a Ultimate W7 key with Home Professional discI have an HP desktop which came with Vista. Ei.cfg Windows 8 retail disk is a real problem. First, sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

BTW with a windows7 ultimate cd you can install whatever version you want from your cpu manufacturer.

If the file is deleted a new menu appears that allows you to select any edition of Windows 7 to install. Just one problem: he lost his recovery discs.A more common problem is when you need to reinstall Windows and you never had recovery discs to begin with. Where the hell can I get a legit, untouched Win 7 Pro x64 disc from? Windows 7 Downgrader by Jedson3614 › NZXT Kraken X52 All-in-One CPU Liquid Cooling System Cooling, Black...

Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Vista Newsgroup Archive Vista Newsgroups Vista General Use Ultimate disc to install Home Vista installation & setup Ultimate will not install over my Home PremiumI have a full version of Home Premium and have been running it for a year or more. OK You just need to find a OEM activated ISO with the version you want. http://ovmonline.com/windows-7/is-vista-home-premium-for-commercial-use.html More like this Boot discs explained: An overview of booting your PC from something other than...

BTW with a windows7 ultimate cd you can install whatever version you want from your cpu manufacturer. Also will this disc also allow me to upgrade a preinstalled OEM on a new HP dv9288ea?Hi Can I upgrade to Vista Ultimate from an OEM installed home premium, using the I have an SSD I would like to install, and need to install windows 7. I bought a new laptop, and it came with a 5400rpm HDD with Home Premium x64.

When I put in the serial number for Home Premium, will it figure out the version from that and let me install it with that DVD, or is it strictly only Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? System builders and watercooling enthusiasts can now... Windows Updates & Activation Home Premium Vs.

If you skip the product key, opting to insert the product key later, and then press OK you should see a list of available versions; however, you need to choose the While I worked in a repair shop, we used a home premium DVD to install all different versions of Vista by just the key Oh, whoops, I thought this was for Note that earlier commenters said that they could not get this Vista hack to work with OEM copies of the install DVD, so it might be that you can use an Jim says: February 1, 2012 at 14:05 Well, WinZip and 7-Zip aren't really the tools for the job, but you should be able to open the file in either app and

You can then insert the product key after you have installed via, Control Panel>System>change product key number. So I wonder, what do I get from modifying this file?… I have not verified this with my Vista Ultimate disc yet (also retail copy). It came with a 32 & 64-bit disk in the Retail pkg. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

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