32bit to 64bit - new licence?

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NozzaC

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I bought Windows 7 retail and use the 32bit version. If I upgrade my PC to 64 bit can I use the same licence key on that or do I need to pay for a new one?
 

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And it MUST be the same machine that you installed the 32 bit version on.
But you will have to do a CLEAN install, not a upgrade.
 
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Dave if they have a Retail license, it can be put on any PC as long as it is the only PC they put it on.

Op stated the 32bit was retail, but did not say what the upgrade was.
 

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I just had a general doubt if the RAM on the poster's PC would be enough to run 64bit windows.
As a precaution ,be sure to check the 64 bit drivers for your pc and consider running the "Windows 7 Upgade Advisor" before Installing.
BTW,
Please mark this as solved
 
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