Hanging at 62% While Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7
When you try to upgrade your computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7, do you notice that the upgrade process has stopped responding at 62% abruptly? In case you notice this problem then, follow these quick tips to fix this problem.
Your computer may stop or get stuck at the 62% and may not proceed further while you are upgrading your PC from Windows Vista to Windows 7. In this stage, if you reboot your computer then, your system will roll back to the earlier Windows Vista OS version. In order to detect the issue, you need to open
“C:$WINDOWS.~BTSourcesPanthersetupact.log”. One main reason why Windows stops upgrading process at 62% is for the ‘Iphlpsvc’ service has stopped processing during the upgrade to Windows 7.
Now that you know what causes this problem during upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7, then you need to fix it now. To make things easier for you, we have brought this DIY guide to help you solve the issue with step by step instructions.
- Restart the computer. It will roll back to Windows Vista.
- Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
- Click on Advanced system settings from the left pane.
- If prompted by UAC, then click on ‘Continue’.
- Click Environment Variables.
- Under System variables, click New.
- Type MIG_UPGRADE_IGNORE_PLUGINS in the Variable name field.
- Type IphlpsvcMigPlugin.dll in the Variable value field.
- Click OK three times to close the dialog boxes.
- Close the Control Panel window and try the installation again.
By following these steps, you can fix the problem of Windows hanging at 62% while upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7. If you are facing challenges then, check out this video which illustrates all these steps shown above to help you perform these steps even more easily.