Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade in Boot Camp

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by LoneWolf121188, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. LoneWolf121188 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    I tried searching for this, since I assumed it would be a pretty common question, but I can't seem to find an answer. I have Vista installed and I'd like to do an in-place upgrade to 7. Is there anything special I have to do with Boot Camp, or can I just pop my 7 disk in while I'm in Vista and install normally?
     
  2. lucifiel macrumors 6502a

    lucifiel

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    just pop the discs in and follow the prompts. If it asks for a restart, remember to restart and press/hold the Alt button so you can boot into windows again.
     
  3. panzer06 macrumors 68030

    panzer06

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    If you've installed the bootcamp 3.0 drivers from Snow Leopard you have to uninstall bootcamp before attempting to upgrade from Vista to Win7. I also removed the Cisco VPN. Other than those bits the upgrade works just fine.

    I did see a 5.5 experience rating on the RAM which was lower the the rating on my ASUS laptops 800MHz DD2 ram (5.8). Don't know wht the uMBP's DDR3 ram is slower.

    Cheers,
     

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