Windows® Vista Home Premium to Windows® Vista Ultimate Upgrade
About the Upgradation of Windows Vista Home Premium To Ultimate Edition
Microsoft provides a provision in all the versions and editions of Windows Vista to be upgraded to Premium versions e.g. from Window Vista Home Premium to the Window Vista Ultimate. There are many additional applications like more sophisticated security tools that are offered as a part of the upgrade. To experience the latest feature of the Windows Vista, the operating system needs to be upgraded. In this article, we will be discussing about the upgradation process of Windows Vista Home Premium To Windows Vista® Ultimate with the help of following points.
- Check for the need to Upgrade Windows Vista
- Check The Compatibility Issues
- Choose For Clean Install Or Custom Upgrade
Check for the need to Upgrade Windows Vista
Before installing any updates, user first has to check whether he really needs an update to the existing edition of the Windows Vista® Home Premium. If you are not a business professional then there is little chance that you might ever need most of the sophisticated features available on the Windows Vista Ultimate edition. These features are the main reason for the relatively higher cost of this Windows Vista® Edition.
Check The Compatibility Issues
First of all you need to check whether the version you want to upgrade to is compatible with the system requirements. E.g. a 32-bit computer system cannot be upgraded with software for the 64-bit computer system. Also there is a compatibility issue that comes as a failed installation of the newer version/edition of the Microsoft Vista®, when the Windows Vista® Home Premium edition has been upgraded to SP1 and the Ultimate version is not compatible with the SP1, in that case before installing the Windows Vista Ultimate you need to uninstall the SP1 pack from your computer system. This might solve only the above given problem. But for the other software related problems, you really need to check in for the compatibility issue. If the problem still persists, it is advisable to immediately get in touch with the technical experts and solve the problem as soon as possible.
For upgrading the Windows Vista® from Home Premium To Ultimate version, you will get two option during installation: one is for clean install in which the complete edition is overhauled with the newer version and the other is a custom installation where the Ultimate can co-exist with the Home Premium on the same computer system. In the former option, you have to take a back-up of all of your important stuff at a secured location. An external storage device would be better, while in the later case you can custom install the new version while keeping the data untouched in the system hard drive.