There are times when I truly regret having bought Microsoft software and this is one of them. Continuing with my PC issues I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m sorry I bought Windows 7. After replacing everything in my main pc short of the case and the dvd drive I’ve concluded the motherboard must have been fried. So, I’m essentially left with a mostly new PC that most of the hardware has changed so I might as well upgrade the OS. Seeing as I took advantage of the preorder for windows 7 upgrade I went ahead and loaded it onto the machine. Turns out despite having provided a ‘clean install’ option, you’re not actually supposed to choose this option if you bought an upgrade. Thus, once you’ve wiped your harddrive for the clean install, you’re not able to upgrade unless you go back and reinstall your previous OS. Of course attempts to reinstall my copy of XP on my new hardware simply isn’t working. Excellent.