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Upgrade or clean install?

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    Upgrade or clean install?

    Hello everyone, first post here with beginner question. I recently bought a laptop with win7 home premium. When win8 releases and I decide to buy an upgrade, will I be able te execute a clean install or I'll have to upgrade the current OS? And what if in the future I need to do a clean install, is it possible?

    Sorry for first post being a question. Thanks in advance.

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    Windows 7/8

    Clean install has always been possible in the past with upgrade disks. So it is reasonable to speculate that it will remain the same way on release of 8. But one can't be 100% sure until the actual "upgrade" disks exist.
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    7 Ultimate with a little bit of 8

    Agreed probably be possible with upgrade as with win 7 if not im sure there will be a workaround pretty quickly
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