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Program too big to fit in memory (while installing)


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clickstaar

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Hi. Recently I got a Toshiba NB305 from an Uncle of mine, and it came with Windows 7 starter. I decided to upgrade it to Ultimate, seeing as I have the CD. I copied the contents of the CD to a flash and transferred it to the Toshiba. When I opened the setup.exe, a small window popped out and gave a prompt for a split second. I had to take a screenshot to get what the prompt was. It was 'Program too big to fit in memory'. I've tried stopping some processes that weren't necessary in order to free up computer memory usage but it didn't work.
I really want to get this OS up to Ultimate, any help please? Thanks in advance
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You cannot upgrade Windows 7 from within Windows with the disk. You would have to wipe the laptop.
Alternatively, but it would require buying a new key, you can use the Windows Anytime Upgrade option which would then upgrade the laptop without the need for any disks at all.
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