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Q: upgrade japanese edition to ultimate edition

I live in Japan, I bought a new PC earlier this year with a pre-installed 'Japanese 32 bit copy of Windows 7 Home premium' and I want to run 'windows 7 ultimate' - My Japanese isn't good enough to understand all the Windows 7 options

 

I've been trying to use the upgrade anytime function - which apparently is available in Japan - but for some reason it doesn't let me even look at purchasing an upgrade.

 

Where can i buy an upgrade?

 

Can I buy an upgrade from another country?

 

Do I have to buy a Japanese upgrade?

 

Will my Japanese software run in a windows 7 ultimate where English is chosen as the main language?

 

please help

Answer

A:

Where can i buy an upgrade?

 Where ever computers and software programs are sold.

Microsoft Store Japan - Home

Can I buy an upgrade from another country?

 Yes, you should be able to, since the Anytime Upgrade key is not region specific. http://store.microsoft.com/microsoft

Do I have to buy a Japanese upgrade?

 Don't have to, since the code is already available, but needs the key to be unlocked. Once upgraded, you can simply download the English Language Pack from Windows Update.

Will my Japanese software run in a windows 7 ultimate where English is chosen as the main language?

Should, but interface will not be in English, but remain in Japanese.


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