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Many people may have 32-bit versions of Windows Vista installed, and may opt to go directly to the 64-bit version of Windows 7 given the trend in 64-bit software becoming more available.
Unfortunately, if you install the 32-bit version of Windows 7 you will not be able to upgrade to the 64-bit version and will have to perform a clean install.
While a number of people have been successfully running Windows 7 on their Boot Camp partitions since the first public beta releases were available, many have been waiting for official support from Apple before installing it.
Yesterday Apple released Boot Camp 3.1, which provides support for Windows 7, but full support on some systems may not be as straightforward as updating Boot Camp and then installing Windows 7.
Windows 10 is available from Microsoft as an ISO file and a USB flash drive.
You need an ISO file of the 64-bit version of the Windows 10 installer to install Windows on your Mac.
The recent security updates for the Mac OS have nothing to do with Boot Camp and should be applied, but you do not need the firmware or driver updates for Windows; however, if you do choose to install them they should not harm anything.
Be sure to back it up before you go through the process.
Since you'll be using Boot Camp Assistant to basically install a new version of Windows 10, you'll grab any new drivers and such that you need as part of the installation process.
At most, it will prepare your system for Windows 7 should you choose to upgrade in the future. Regardless of what you do, be sure to back up your files before installing any updates, or installing Windows 7.
You can do this by installing NTFS-3G and then cloning the Windows installation from the Mac side (the utility Win Clone is a good option for this), or you can do this by running a cloning program from within Windows.
Additionally, an upgrade can only be done for a version of Windows 7 that is the same "bitness" as the current operating system.