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Best way to install Windows 7, clean install or in-place upgrade?

jimbob1010

Established Member
I apologise if this thread has been done before but I am purchasing Windows 7 tomorrow and I am just wondering what is the best way to install Windows 7, is it with a clean install or in-place upgrade??
 

Singh400

Distinguished Member
Clean install all the way mate, just make sure you backup all your data first. Emails, favourites, pictures, documents etc etc.
 

jimbob1010

Established Member
Will a clean install of Windows 7 still be the best option even though I am currently using Windows Vista??
 
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Deleted member 171211

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Use the migration wizard on the 7 install disk to backup all your files and settings, clean install 7 and then import all your files and settings from your backup. Job done.:thumbsup:
 

Curly99

Distinguished Member
Use the migration wizard on the 7 install disk to backup all your files and settings, clean install 7 and then import all your files and settings from your backup. Job done.:thumbsup:
Another big :thumbsup: for the migration wizard, was dubious but it works like a dream, all settings, folder options desktop, bookmarks...etc all set without having to go through them manually which I always found a bug-bear if I re-installed.

Curly
 

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