question about upgrade version

Posted: 07-02-2007, 08:56 PM
Hello,
if I use the upgrade version will I be able to do a clean install or will I
always have to have a previous version of windows installed before I can use
vista? I am just wondering as I would like a clean install and am afraid I
cannot get that with the upgrade? Thanks in advance!

question about upgrade version


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Ronnie Vernon MVP
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Re: question about upgrade version
Posted: 07-03-2007, 01:04 AM
James

You can use the upgrade version of Vista to perform a clean install on a
formatted hard drive. The internet is full of articles that document this
procedure.

Use Vista's 'upgrade' version to clean-install
http://www.windowssecrets.com/comp/070201#story1




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"James Dvorak Jr." <JamesDvorakJr@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
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> Hello,
> if I use the upgrade version will I be able to do a clean install or will
> I
> always have to have a previous version of windows installed before I can
> use
> vista? I am just wondering as I would like a clean install and am afraid I
> cannot get that with the upgrade? Thanks in advance!
Rick Rogers
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Re: question about upgrade version
Posted: 07-03-2007, 10:38 AM
Hi James,

In addition to Ronnie's advice, you can achieve a clean install by using the
custom install option when started from within an existing XP/2000
installation.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
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Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"James Dvorak Jr." <JamesDvorakJr@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:ED5E8C9E-7B8F-4632-988C-CD05B39F196C@microsoft.com...
> Hello,
> if I use the upgrade version will I be able to do a clean install or will
> I
> always have to have a previous version of windows installed before I can
> use
> vista? I am just wondering as I would like a clean install and am afraid I
> cannot get that with the upgrade? Thanks in advance!
 
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