Windows® 7 over Windows® Vista
What are the major difference between Windows Vista and Windows 7? How can the upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7 be done?
Depending on your hardware and your current edition of Windows Vista, you could use the upgrade option. Upgrading is a preferred method to get Windows 7 on your computer, because it keeps your files, settings, and programs from Windows Vista in place. If your current edition of Windows Vista could not be upgraded to the Windows 7 edition that you want to use, you could still install Windows 7 by using the Custom installation option instead. However, the Custom option does not preserve your files, programs, or settings. While you run Windows Easy Transfer you will get a report that lists the programs that you are currently using with Windows XP.
The ways and benefits of upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7 are:
- Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7
- Back up of files
Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7
A custom installation is more complex, and it could sometimes take a couple of hours to complete. You would need to move your files from your PC before you install Windows 7. To make the task easier, we recommend a free download called Windows Easy Transfer, which will need an external hard disk. You would need to reinstall your programs manually after installing Windows 7.
The most recent version of Microsoft Windows is a series of operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers. Windows Vista is a line of operating systems developed by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops; tablet PCs, and media center PCs. The Windows 7 is the latest version of Windows. Released in 2009, Windows 7 has been universally praised for being much better than the Windows Vista. Windows 7 has better speed and performance compared to Windows Vista.
Before doing any upgrade or installation, you need to back up data in your computer. Should have an external hard disk to back up digital data as a matter of course. Connect an external hard disk to a USB port. For the upgrade, Windows Vista has a back-up tool that allows you to save all your files and profile settings.
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