Vista Business - from 32bit to 64bit

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  1. bocciano

    bocciano MDL Novice

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    Hi all,
    on my Notebook (Fujitsu - Siemens) is installed Vista Business (is a bundle with pc, I have the recoevry CD). I need to install the 64bit version legally: it's possible using the same version (and language)? I read a post about creting a OEM DVD copying the $OEM$ dir from existing DVD to the new 64 bit DVD. I can do it with EVERY version of the new DVD (retail, volume) or I need the OEM DVD?
    Thanks for support!
     
  2. Tito

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    #2 Tito, May 21, 2013
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    Noop, retail ISO works well.

    Download Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (x64) - DVD (English) from here & make your OEM media using this guide.

    You can also use this to make a multi-oem media.
     
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  3. bocciano

    bocciano MDL Novice

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    #3 bocciano, May 21, 2013
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    Thanks for reply, Tito and jackien29.
    One question: my language is Italian, but DVD is English. Edition is Business?
     
  4. Tito

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  5. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Just for your information. You can integrate languages into all editions of Vista and 7. The only difference between Ultimate and the other editions is that you can only change it later in Ultimate. Non-Ultimate editions will delete non-selected language resources a few minutes after installation.

    In other words, if you integrate Italian LP into a Vista Business DVD, You can install a fully Italian version, but you can't change it later.
     
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  6. bocciano

    bocciano MDL Novice

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    Thanks for info. How can I do it?
     
  7. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    @bocciano, why do you need the business version and not the professional one with SP1 in Italian ?
     
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  8. bocciano

    bocciano MDL Novice

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    'cause on my NB is installed Vista Business (original OEM) in Italian but at 32 bits..
     
  9. urie

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    Just because it came with Vista Business, doesn't mean you can't install a different version of Vista. Your machine has SLIC 2.0 so you can install any Version of Vista and I would use Tito's advice and make OEM:SLP or Multi OEM:SLP DVD or you can just use Daz loader to install certificate and serial number.
     
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    He doesn't need the actual vista business edition he can just use ultimate it contains all versions. If you do not enter a product key you will get a choice of what version you want to install.
     
  11. Carlos Detweiller

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    If he enters his Business key it will automatically install Business.

    Heaven knows why they had to turn that concept upside-down for 7...
     
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  12. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    Yep, this is the reason why I deleted my post (I remembered business was included) :rolleyes:
     
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