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Upgrade from win7 32bit to win 10 64bit???

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    windws7,32bit+ubuntu, 64bit. (Multi-boot)

    Upgrade from win7 32bit to win 10 64bit???


    Hi!
    I dont understand why its not possible to upgrade from 32 to 64, or maybe there is a whay to do it and Im just not informed enough?Im using win7 proffesional 32 bit (or better, I get more and more used to work with linux(64bit) instead of Win.) and I would like to upgrade to Windows10 64bit . With my newer, stronger computer it is funny to keep using 32bit but I also know that Im not going to buy win10, my hope is to be able to upgrade from win7 32 to win10 64bit, is there a way to do it?
    Thanks
    S.

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    Philadelphia
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    I'm not sure if there is a definitive upgrade process released as of yet, but when changing platforms, you've always needed to do a clean install. That being said, it's an easy process if you plan ahead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sahara View Post
    Hi!
    I dont understand why its not possible to upgrade from 32 to 64, or maybe there is a whay to do it and Im just not informed enough?Im using win7 proffesional 32 bit (or better, I get more and more used to work with linux(64bit) instead of Win.) and I would like to upgrade to Windows10 64bit . With my newer, stronger computer it is funny to keep using 32bit but I also know that Im not going to buy win10, my hope is to be able to upgrade from win7 32 to win10 64bit, is there a way to do it?
    Thanks
    S.
    Yes, there is no path from 32 bit to 64 bit except for a clean install. You should do your clean install to win 7 pro 64 bit to get the free update windows 10 64 bit Pro. No telling how long it will be before any ISO are release or leaked!!
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    windws7,32bit+ubuntu, 64bit. (Multi-boot)


    Ah, clean install, thats the point, thanks! So is it possible to free download the (64) upgrade (although I have 32), burn it as iso and clean install?
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    windws7,32bit+ubuntu, 64bit. (Multi-boot)


    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post
    Yes, there is no path from 32 bit to 64 bit except for a clean install. You should do your clean install to win 7 pro 64 bit to get the free update windows 10 64 bit Pro. No telling how long it will be before any ISO are release or leaked!!
    Is it possible free upgrade (with clean install) from win7 32 to win7 64?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sahara View Post
    Is it possible free upgrade (with clean install) from win7 32 to win7 64?
    A clean install is not actually an upgrade; instead, you're installing from scratch. You will then need to reinstall all your apps from scratch, as well. You will be using the same product key as you did when you installed win7 32-BIT.
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    I'm pretty sure the the ISOs for Windows 10 will be available when it's released.
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