Windows 7 is available in several different versions, each of which includes different features targeted at different types of users. Windows 7 Home Premium is ideal for the typical computer user and her home computer. However, Home Premium does not include every feature that Windows 7 has to offer. If you find that some tasks exist that you can't perform with Home Premium, you may want to upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate. Microsoft includes a feature in Windows 7 Home Premium that makes upgrading a simple task.
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Click "Start" at the bottom left corner of the screen, then click "All Programs."
Scroll to "Windows Anytime Upgrade" and click it.
Click "Go online to choose the edition of Windows 7 that's best for you."
Click the green "Buy" button under "Ultimate."
Type your billing and payment information into the requested fields on-screen, then follow the prompts, making sure to print out the upgrade key you receive at the end of the process.
Click "Start," then "All Programs" again and choose "Windows Anytime Upgrade."
Click "Enter an Upgrade Key" and type in your upgrade key to unlock the Windows 7 Ultimate features.
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- Upgrading from Home Premium to Ultimate doesn't require any installations. The Ultimate features are simply unlocked once you have entered your upgrade key.
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