upgrade from windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit on bootcamp

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by rayc, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. rayc macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2010
    how can i do this? i've been having problems doing it. any ideas.
  2. johnhurley macrumors 6502a


    Aug 29, 2011
    What did you do and what problems have you had?

    Why don't you start with a complete description of you system and current configuration please?
  3. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
    There is no path to upgrade. It basically is backup -> reinstall -> restore files and settings.


    Is this what you were doing?

  4. rayc, Nov 6, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2011

    rayc thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2010
    hardware specs

    i have a macbook pro 13" unibody mid 2009 model a1278 and i have 8 gb memory on this model, this is equipped with an intel 64 bit processor, but i already have bootcamp installed with windows 7 pro 32 bit by accident. when i was trying to restore everything.

    also what's the fastest way to backup all your mac and windows partitions and reimage it quickly? i've been wondering about this for some time? need to upgrade from the 32 bit pro edition to the 64 bit ultimate edition

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