Installing Oct release of windows 7

  tigertop2 26 Aug 09
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I am presently running Windows 7RC. When I receive my pre-ordered retail Windows 7 disc in October will I have to do a clean reinstall or can I upgrade from it? Thus allowing me me to save all my data/applications currently in use in the RC version

I am saving as much as I can to a second hard drive but it wouold be nice to think I don't have to.

Anyone know the answer?

  Spark6 26 Aug 09

Microsoft recommend a clean install. Check their Windows 7 RC installation instructions and the link to the complete instructions on how to uninstall the Pre-release version.

  tigertop2 26 Aug 09

Thanks Spark6, I will have a look at that

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