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How to upgrade from Microsoft Windows Vista to Microsoft Windows 7?
You may be using Microsoft Windows Vista in your system, but if you are looking for a change, try Microsoft Windows 7 on your laptop. If you have Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium then you can upgrade to Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium. You can get Microsoft Windows Vista Business upgraded to Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate upgraded to Microsoft Windows Vista 7 Ultimate, etc. You can upgrade to Microsoft Windows 7 if you are interested in the performance of the operating system and other factors such as enhanced security, usability, and compatibility. There are a number of options available for upgrading Microsoft Windows Vista. But before you go ahead with the upgrade, you need to take care of some points such as checking for compatibility, setting the system configuration, etc.
Steps to upgrade from Microsoft Windows Vista to Microsoft Windows 7 are:
- Using USB flash drive
- Using installation disks
- Using Microsoft websites
Using USB flash drive
It is possible to upgrade Microsoft Windows Vista to Microsoft Windows 7 with the use of a USB flash drive. For this you need to set a USB flash drive with capacity of minimum 4 GB. At first you need to plug in the USB flash drive to the USB port and move all content in the USB drive to a safe location in the system. The next step is to open the command prompt window in the system and type the following commands: DISKPART, LIST DISK, SELECT DISK 1, CLEAN, CREATRE PARTITION PRIMARY, SELECT PARTITION 1, ACTIVE, FORMAT FS=NTFS, ASSIGN, and finally type EXIT. Insert installation CD and select boot from CD by typing BOOTSECT.EXE/NT60 H to finish the upgrade.
Using installation disk
You could upgrade Microsoft Windows Vista to Microsoft Windows 7 with the use of installation disks such as CDs and DVDs. For this you need to insert the CD in your system and then click on the 'Install Now' option. If you do not have the latest version of the Microsoft Windows 7, then you need to check for updates. However, you can select not to check for updates to start the upgrade process faster. Then you need to accept the license agreement and click on the 'Upgrade' button to complete the process.
You can install the upgrades for Microsoft Windows Vista in your system with help from the Microsoft websites. The Microsoft website provides upgrades and updates for all their products. To get these upgrades, you need to connect the system to the relevant website and click on the 'Upgrade' option available there.
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