"Upgrade" Vista Home Premium (OEM) to Vista Home Premium (Retail Upgrade)



Hi -

Can I upgrade Vista Home Premum (OEM) to Vista Home Premium (Retail
Upgrade)? I realize this is theoretically the same product. I'm
looking to replace a polluted OEM version of Vista produced by HP.

Thanks for any advice.

Richard Urban

To get rid of the background pollution, caused by the hardware
manufacturers, you would have to perform a clean install. Why don't you get
a plain vanilla OEM version for about half the price of retail? It is
basically retail without any M/S support. You are your own support.



Richard Urban
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
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