Unable to Upgrade from Windows® Vista 64 to Windows® 7 Ultimate 64
Having issues upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows7 Ultimate 64? Read On
Windows Vista was one of the recently launched Operating Systems from Microsoft. The OS was good, most users bought the Operating System and still continue to use it. However, Microsoft came out with Windows 7 to make up for some of the shortcomings in the Windows Vista Operating System. Windows 7 is lighter on system resources; more secure and provides better graphics than Windows Vista because of which most users are going for upgrade of their existing Vista Operating System to Windows 7. Microsoft launched 32-bit as well as 64-bit versions of both Operating systems the difference being that 64-bit versions handles large amount of RAM efficiently than the 32-bit version. Upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 version is relatively easy but, there have been instances where users have experienced difficulties during upgrade. There are many reasons why the upgrading process could not be complete. These include malware infection, illegitimate copy of OS used, product with invalid key used etc.
Following details give users more information and tips to avoid problems during upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64:
- Use authentic OS CD
- Use Windows® 7 Upgrade advisor
- Malware removal
- Service packs
Use authentic OS CD
Whenever upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 is being done, users are requested to make sure that the Operating System CD in use is original and legitimate. The copy of the OS should also have a valid license key. Use of pirated or cracked versions of the CD can leave both the Operating Systems corrupt and leave the system inoperable.
Use Windows 7 Upgrade advisor
Although Windows 7 Ultimate 64 will work well on a system that was being operated on Windows Vista® 64; however, it is always recommended to use Windows 7 Upgrade advisor. This software will scan the system for potential issues with devices, installed programs and hardware and will give detailed information about all the problems that may occur with the upgrade.
Before upgrading Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64, users must make sure that the system does not contain any malwares by using good antivirus software. Malware infection can cause very serious issues including making the system not able to boot. Installation of the OS is a very critical time and malware infection during this phase can leave the computer inoperable.
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 requires users to have at least Service Pack 1 installed on the Windows Vista 64 Operating System. This means that if users have not yet installed Service Pack 1 on the Vista they are using; the service pack should be downloaded from the original Microsoft website and installed before starting the upgrade procedures.