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Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade

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nightelph

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I loaded Starter Edition onto my netbook. The visuals, among other things are stripped down. One example is that when windows is loading, it uses the older Vista load bar instead of the newer glowing balls of divine MS light logo ;). I ended up using the anytime upgrade option to got to Professional (using only a different serial key and the internet, no disc) and it underwent some heavy installation processes and the Aero look is in. However the old load bar is still there at boot. How much of an upgrade actually happened? Are the remainder of the Pro features now available in 'Add or Remove Windows Components' and I have to install them manually?