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install windows7 on pc with vista before installing win8

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    Windows 7

    install windows7 on pc with vista before installing win8


    If I am reading the upgrade assistant info correctly, I would have to track down all my installation disks for apps even if they are compatible.

    I never got around to putting windows 7 on a PC with VISTA, but I did buy it. Would it be worthwhile to upgrade to Windows 7 and then upgrade to windows 8.

    E.g., Photoshop elements and Premiere Elements would be very expensive if I cannot find the disks.

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    I never got around to putting windows 7 on a PC with VISTA, but I did buy it. Would it be worthwhile to upgrade to Windows 7 and then upgrade to windows 8.
    No, but it would be worthwhile doing a clean install.
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install windows7 on pc with vista before installing win8
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