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How to upgrade Vista Home Premium to Ultimate...

Posted on 2008-10-24
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A friend has a new laptop with Vista Home Premium Belgian French edition.

They would prefer to have Vista in Engliah and are considering upgrading to Ultimate to give them the language option - despite reports to the contrary there doesn't seem to be a way to invoke English from the Belgian French version that was pre-installed.

Region/Language options just give keyboard changes.

What is the best way to do this.. or should they just get a new English Home Premium?

I've heard that upgrading to Ultimate is effectively a clean install anyway as it destroys data.

Any advice appreciated.
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Take a look at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/anytime-upgrade-faq.aspx

Can I get a Windows Anytime Upgrade disc in a different language from my current system?
Yes, when purchasing your upgrade you will have an option to select a language that you want to receive your Windows Anytime Upgrade Pack in
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