Steps to upgrade from Windows® Vista® to Windows® 7
How do you upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the most advanced operating system from Windows and it is better to upgrade from Windows Vista to a Windows 7 operating system as it is reliable, fast and advanced. As we all know, Windows Vista lacks in its efficiency and has got many serious defects, it is wise to upgrade the system to Windows 7. It is equally important to select which edition of Windows 7 suits you the best. The familiar product packs of Windows 7 are Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate. For the selection of the pack that suits you, it is advisable to go through their key features. It is also important to check the system compatibility with Windows 7.
The following points are the benefits and tips for upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7:
- Tips for upgrading
It is basically due to the need of improving technology the world over. It is a desirable quality to change old technology and experience the new. If the current edition of Windows Vista cannot be upgraded to the edition of Windows 7 that the user wants to use, it is still possible to install Windows 7 by using the Custom Installation option; however, the Custom option does not preserve files, programs or settings that already exist.
The newer themes and wallpapers in Windows 7 make the experience more realistic and attractive. Windows 7 can provide a wonderful experience for the user. The user can really recognize its superior features only after getting familiar with the system. The functions and features are revised and constructed in a comfortable and innovative manner. It is a fast and reliable operation with modern applications that make it really different.
Since the computer is running with Windows Vista, it is very important to meet the system requirements for Windows 7. For this it is recommended to download and run the free Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor webpage on Microsoft website. It helps to find the potential issues with the computer’s hardware, devices or programs that might affect the installation of Windows 7, and gives recommendations on what to do. Check the compatibility of the system and then insert your Windows 7 DVD in the optical (CD/DVD) drive. Click 'Install Now' option once you see the screen. If you have disabled autorun, open the root of the DVD drive (Windows 7 DVD) and run setup.