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    Workaround discovered for Clean Install (Vista 'Gold')

    Seems like the tight restrictions on doing a Clean Installation with an Upgrade copy of Vista can be circumvented. Read how here: Workaround Discovered For "Clean Install" With Vista Upgrade DVDs.

    It figures that this information would come out after I bought a full installation version. <img src=/S/drop.gif border=0 alt=drop width=23 height=23> <img src=/S/laugh.gif border=0 alt=laugh width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Workaround discovered for Clean Install (Vista 'Gold')

    Thank you for the link. The workaround may well be the solution, unless MS jumps in and does something about it to prevent dual booting using the upgrade version of Vista!

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    Re: Workaround discovered for Clean Install (Vista

    The latest issue of Windows Secrets by Brian Livingston et. al. covers the same clean install procedure. He attributes his effort to Paul Thurrott. I hope whomever it may be who first tries it will post something here to let us know how it goes.

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    Re: Workaround discovered for Clean Install (Vista

    I just tried the install from upgrade on a home built system / seems to work like it is supposed to. So far no problems.

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