Upgrade to Windows® 7 from Windows® XP®
If you are trying to find a way to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 , then simply follow the 6-steps below and you will be able to do it all by yourself.
Each step is accompanied by an indicative screenshot for ease of mirroring the action.
Steps to Upgrade To Windows 7 From Windows Xp
STEP 1 Start Setup
The first step is to insert the DVD into the drive and start the setup for upgrade.
STEP 2 Copy Files for upgrade
Now it is time to click on the ‘Install now’ option in the Windows 7 setup and the set-up will start copying the files required for installation. In the ‘Get important updates for installation’ page, try and get the latest updates for the security of your system.
STEP 3 Accept license terms
Now the licensing page appears. Just accept the license terms, click ‘I accept the license terms,’ and then click ‘Next.’
STEP 4 Upgrade
In the next step, choose ‘Custom’ on the ‘Which type of installation do you want?’ page if you want to upgrade from existing installation.
STEP 5 Click OK
Choose the C: when asked about the partition that contains Windows XP. Windows 7 will retain the original Windows folder but will call it Windows.old. Click ‘OK.’
STEP 6 Start upgrading
Follow the prompts to continue the installation. Once it is complete, your Windows 7 will be ready.
We have used the installation DVD for upgrade to Windows 7 from Windows XP as per your requirement. We recommend that you check the security settings of the newly installed Windows 7 and install antivirus software to protect your PC from external threats.
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