Windows 7 ~ 8 Dual Boot Set up
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November 22, 2012, 01:55 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
My System Specs
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If you want to address all the memory, why don't you just upgrade your Windows 7 Home to Windows 7 Pro using anytime? Then you'll see it all.
EDIT: If you want to upgrade the Windows 7 Home license to Windows 7 Pro using your Windows 8 license, you can do that only if you purchased it under the licensing program (i.e., Open Business) or if you purchased Software Assurance.
I bought my Windows 8 Pro at Staples retail store for $69.00 Does this now allow me to use the "upgrade anytime" option in Windows 7 and use the product Key that came with my Windows 8 Pro disks? I suppose that is worth a try. I have no idea about either the "open business licensing program" or Software Assurance. Neither option was explained to me when I picked up my copy of Win8.
Fort Kent, Alberta
2012 - A10 Rig
My System Specs
ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
Antec 620 HCG-M
Fractal Design R4 Titanium Window
ASUS on board RealtekŪ ALC892 - usually my Razer SWTOR Headphones
LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 Pro ~ Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 BIT
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