Update Windows® Vista Ultimate to Windows® 7 Home Premium
Looking to upgrade Windows Vista Ultimate to Windows® 7 Home Premium? Read on.
If you would like to use your computer for both Home and Office work then Windows Vista Ultimate would be the best option for you. You could enjoy recorded and live TV, images, music etc. For office work it offers document sharing and network support. If you would like to create a home network and share photos, videos, music etc. then Windows® 7 Home Premium makes it easy for you. It provides navigation features like shake, snap etc. With Windows® 7 Home Premium you could customize Windows® to feel and look in the way which you like. An additional feature of Windows® 7 is the Windows® Taskbar. For easy access of the programs you could put your favorite programs on the taskbar and you could just click and drag the icon to just rearrange it. To get a thumbnail preview you need to just point to the icon on the taskbar. Another additional feature is Windows® Search. To find out a particular document you just need to type on the search box in the Start menu which could display all the documents, pictures, email on your computer. Windows® also searches the external hard drives, external PCs as some of the users place their files in one location.
Guidelines for updating Windows Vista Ultimate to Windows® 7 Home Premium are as follows:
- Driver compatibility
- System requirements
- Application compatibility
When you upgrade from Windows Vista Ultimate to Windows® 7 Home Premium there could be driver compatibility issue. The drivers which were supported by Windows Vista will not be compatible with Windows® 7 Home Premium. So we need to install the right driver for Windows® 7 which could be available along the purchase pack or you could download if from trusted websites.
The system requirements should be met in order for Windows® 7 Home Premium to work properly on your computer. Before installing you need to download Windows® 7 upgrade advisor which would help you to better understand whether your system could run on Windows® 7.
You could find that some of the applications which worked perfectly on Windows Vista Ultimate are not working on Windows® 7 Home Premium. This is mainly due to compatibility issue. That software would have been specifically designed for Windows Vista Ultimate. For example, the Windows Vista sidebar might not be available in Windows® 7. So in such cases you need to update the software to make it compatible.