Resolving Issues While Upgrading Windows® 7
Are you having problems when upgrading from Windows 7 Starter Edition to Windows 7 Professional? Find out how to solve the problems.
Windows 7 is the latest OS release from Microsoft. This OS has become very popular with all kinds of users because of its innovative features and simplicity. Windows 7 comes in different versions such as Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate and so on. Windows 7 Starter is the basic version of the OS and it has many limitations. Therefore all users operating on Windows 7 Starter Edition are advised to upgrade the OS to Windows 7 Professional. Windows 7 Starter edition installed on your PC can be easily upgraded to the Windows 7 Professional Edition with an installation disc of the required OS. Users can also upgrade the Starter Edition Windows 7 to the Professional Edition via online means. Some Windows 7 Starter Edition. Users might face problems when upgrading to the Windows 7 Professional Edition. These problems include upgrade freeze, system restarting before upgrade can be completed, error messages stating that the upgrade is not possible etc.
Following details mentioned gives users more information regarding tips to fix issues while upgrading Windows 7 Starter Edition to Windows 7 Professional:
- Check system files
- Remove malwares
- Clean registry
Check system files
Windows 7 Starter Edition installed on your PC has many system files. If some of these system files are missing, users would not be able to upgrade to the Windows 7 Professional Edition. Windows 7 Starter users having upgrade issues are suggested to check the integrity of the system files on the OS using the 'sfc/scannow' command. If some system files are damaged, the Windows 7 Starter Edition would have to be repaired to solve the problems.
Malware infections within the system can also cause issues with the upgrade of Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Professional. Malware tend to lock some of the system files on the OS so that they cannot be changed during the upgrade process. Such problems caused by malware can be solved by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program or malware removal tool.
Windows 7 Starter installed on your PC has a database of information known as registry. Registry contains information regarding the working of the hardware as well as software components and issues within the registry can cause problems when the Starter Edition on the system is being upgraded. All Windows 7 Starter Edition users having problems when upgrading to Windows 7 Professional are suggested to clean the registry of the system and remove all unwanted entries to solve the upgrade problems.
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