Vista upgrade question

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  1. Mac

    Mac It varies from season to season, kid. OT Supporter

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    if i buy an upgrade version of windows vista can i: boot from cd, format, install and validate my upgrade eligability by putting in an appropriate xp cd during the install? i know i did this with windows xp and win98 back in the day. will this procedure work for vista?
     
  2. psujeeperman02

    psujeeperman02 "Hi Sal"

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    I installed a beta version awhile ago on a separate partition. Booted from cd. It did not ask for my xp disc. i lost mine, so i couldnt have used it anyway. i do not know if the shelf copy of vista will ask for the disc or not.
     
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    The shelf copy of vista will almost positivly ask for the xp cd
     

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