Upgrade from Evaluation copy to Windows® 7
What is the need to upgrade Evaluation copy to Windows 7 and what issues may arise during the upgrade process?
Windows 7 is the Operating System produced by Microsoft with more advanced features. Windows 7 comes with many versions like Windows 7 Professional Edition, Windows 7 Ultimate Editions, and Windows 7 Enterprise Editions etc. Windows 7 does not support older versions of some application software. It is the main problem that comes with Windows 7. Windows 7 provides faster performance for your system. Its taskbar provides bigger buttons and full-sized previews. Jump Lists is a special feature for the Windows 7 Operating system. It provides shortcuts to files, folders, and websites. Windows 7 provides better networking access, better Windows search etc. you could use the installation CD or DVD for the upgrade process from Evaluation copy to Windows 7 Operating system.
Following are the needs to upgrade evaluation copy to Windows 7 and issues that may occur during the upgrade process:
- To get full version of OS
- Expiration after certain time
To get full version of OS
In order to get the fully featured Windows 7 you need to upgrade evaluation copy to Windows 7. Because evaluation copy does not contain all features of the complete Windows 7 version. So, you could not get high performance for your system. In order to upgrade evaluation copy to Windows 7, you need to purchase the installation CD for the Windows 7 Operating system.
Expiration after certain time
Evaluation copy of Windows 7 expires after expire date. Sometimes, the system would display the notification for expiration date. So, you need to upgrade it to Windows 7. Otherwise, you could not access the Evaluation copy. It is better that you upgrade it before the expiration date.
You could not upgrade evaluation copy to Windows 7 due to incompatibility problem. In order to solve this problem, you need to edit a file inside the Windows 7 DVD. If you are using an ISO image for the installation progress, you could use the 7-Zip utility to extract the ISO to a folder on the drive. Or if you are using an actual DVD, you could simply copy all of the files from the DVD to a folder on your hard drive and then proceed with the upgrade.
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