To install Windows 7 Professional OEM you will need to do a CLEAN INSTALL. If you do not want to do a clean install Windows 7 Retail is a better choice.
- A clean install requires formatting your hard drive during the
installation process (you will loose all data on your hard drive).
- You cannot upgrade from an older operating system. However you can
create a partition on your hard drive to back up your files and
- You will also need to create installation media with either a DVD
or USB drive. Directions on how to do a clean install and create
installation media will be sent with your order.
- Windows 7 OEM can only be installed once on one computer.