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upgrade windows 2003 32bit to windows 2008 64bit

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Hi ,
can you directly upgrade my windows 2003 32bit to windows 2008 64bits
or I have install a fresh 2008 and mirgrate the settings from 2003?
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Check out this post (http://www.intelliadmin.com/blog/2008/02/upgrade-paths-available-for-windows.html); note the second part of point #1: "Cross-platform upgrades are not supported (Ex: x64 to x86 or x86 to x64)"

So you'd have to do a fresh install.  Also, and this may be obvious but better safe than sorry, you need to be sure you've got a 64-bit processor in the box.
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Thank you , it save me lot of time of test.
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