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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Read answer number 7 at link. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. useful reference

Will I need to update the BIOS? by R. Far better to ask your own question in your own thread or in a current post if you have the EXACT same problem. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

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Can I upgrade from Vista 32 Bit to Vista 64 Bit then Upgrade to Windows 7 64 bit? by John.Wilkinson / July 2, 2009 11:47 PM PDT In reply to: Can I upgrade Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit 1.) Your computer can run Windows 7 x64.2.) You can by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 9, 2011 2:29 AM PST In reply to: Erasure of all information on a hard drive. Your cache administrator is webmaster.

It can. If so, which country would have made that law, and how would it be enforced in other countries?Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Help by wardj4102 / October Again, since I don't know what mobo I have, all this may be for nothing because the board may not do 64-bit at all... Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Once that is executed, the process bar progresses, then at the end says that it is not compatible with 32-bit system.

Because I'm not wiping out my hard drive. Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates by R. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-windows_install/cant-install-vista-64-bit-upgrade-version-on-my/16841293-317b-4749-ae8a-bc39a43c6026 Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can I upgrade Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by

You cannot upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit, regardless of which Windows version. Windows Vista Cumulative Update by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 22, 2011 8:51 AM PST In reply to: hi Moving from 32 bit to 64 bit requires a complete format and install of the Read answer number 7 at http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=2950712&tag=forums06;posts#2950712 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No by Chimlim / March 7, 2011 1:28 AM PST In reply to: What about upgrading to Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

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An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. https://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1270562-windows-vista-sp2-fresh-install-windows-update-doesnt-work/ ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.3/ Connection to 0.0.0.3 failed. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Can I upgrade Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit by 303british Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack Thanks very much for your help!Cheers,-British Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dell 1525 Inspiron Vista x32 to 7 x64 upgrade by SpaceArchitect / October 7, 2011 6:03 AM

From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. http://flvtomp4mac.com/windows-vista/can-windows-vista-anytime-upgrade-dvd-do-fresh-install-of-an-existing-version.php Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Downloaded from where, by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 22, 2009 7:03 AM PDT In reply to: Help and what instructions did the by bbrad808 / April 7, 2010 6:43 AM PDT In reply to: Upgrade FAQs & Answers... Please try again now or at a later time. Windows Vista Update Agent

Please try the request again. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - If the downloaded copy is a .iso file ... That about clears it up for me! this page by 303british / July 3, 2009 4:50 PM PDT In reply to: Upgrade FAQs & Answers...

how do i convert windows vista 32 bit to windows 7 64 bit? Cumulative Update Rollup For Windows Vista Do you know how much RAM can I cram in after the Windows 7x64 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - how do i clean my hd by dfieber / Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - "Upgrade" disk, 64-bit to 32-bit by Parakitteh / February 19, 2012 2:10 AM PST In reply to: Yes I only have an 'upgrade'

Proffitt Forum moderator / July 22, 2009 10:47 PM PDT In reply to: how do i clean my hd If you don't read the directions and lose more than you intended

I tried booting from an external HD and from a dvd and no luck to clean install thus far. i was wondering how you completely swipe your hard drive? However, the download is an application (.exe) file and I can't figure out how to do a clean install with an .exe when booting from a dvd that it's burned to Windows System Update Readiness Tool Vista by Edward ODaniel / February 17, 2012 2:25 PM PST In reply to: Re respond to a 3 year old post but yes, that is EXACTLY what must be done.Save your

They provide discs intended only for students and faculty staff within the UK and discounted price. Ok, so I downloaded the windows 7 home premium that was offered at a discount price for students. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Get More Info Since I didn't build it, I can't tell you what mother board I've got (Dell refuses to easily divulge that bit of info and it's kind of a huge problem), but

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Yes by cheemster / July 23, 2009 2:43 AM PDT In reply to: Can I upgrade Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit You Once that is open it places to .BOX files and another .exe file for the installation. by jamesup / December 9, 2011 2:27 AM PST In reply to: how do i clean my hd I thought a low level format of a hard drive would permantly erase Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Regulation?

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Where can you find the Windows 7 x64 upgrade DVD/license for the reduced cost?2. Please try the request again. Your cache administrator is webmaster.

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Also said to clean install if going from a 32-bit to a 64-bit, but no instructions really on how to do that with this particular scenario.