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    I am trying to go from 32 bit Vista to 64 bit Windows 7.


    I am trying to go from 32 bit Vista to 64 bit Windows 7.

    The 32 bit Vista was installed by mistake. My system can handle a 64 bit OS. Now I have finally found the time to upgrade. But the 64 bit intallation DVD can't be read from my OS. Any Advice?

    Do I need to boot from that DVD drive? Will that work?
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    If you're trying to upgrade I'd suggest you backup and do a fresh 64 bit installation instead. Microsoft has a document somewhere about supported upgrade configurations, I don't know if yours is on the list or not.
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    Originally Posted by memoonamike
    How do we get this list?
    I dunno, search around microsoft.com and ms support forums. I just recall seeing such a list once.
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