Errors in Windows® 7 Upgrade Advisor
Are you getting errors while using Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor on your Windows XP machine? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest and best Operating System from Microsoft. This OS has rectified all faults with the previous versions of OS. The highly graphical, eye-pleasing interface, better security with two-way firewall, in built security features etc. are some of the advantages of Windows 7. Windows 7 will also make a system responding faster and stable. These are some of the reasons as to why more users prefer to upgrade their existing versions of Windows OS to Windows 7. The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor is small software or utility provided by Microsoft for all existing Windows based users who want to upgrade to Windows 7. The Windows 7 upgrade advisor can be installed on your Windows XP machine to see if it can be upgraded to Windows 7. The upgrade advisor will scan all parameters of your system including the programs and devices and will give users a detailed description about system in relation to Windows 7. The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor also provides guidance about upgrade options to Windows 7. Some users might get some scanning errors when executing the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. These include errors such as unable to reach Microsoft server, The XML page cannot be displayed, Windows 7 Upgrades Advisor ran into an unexpected error, etc.
Following details mentioned below provides users more information about tips to fix Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scanning errors on your system operating on Windows XP:
- Check authenticity of utility
- Verify firewall settings
- Check dot-net framework installed
Check authenticity of utility
All users getting errors when executing the on Windows XP machines are advised to check the authenticity of the utility. Because of the popularity of Windows 7 the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor utility is provided by many websites other than official Microsoft website and such versions of the upgrade advisor utility might have many inherent issues within them. Users are therefore recommended to check the authenticity of the utility and if it is found illegitimate, replace it with a genuine one to solve the issue.
Verify firewall settings
The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor installed on your Windows XP system requires an Internet connection. If the connection to the Microsoft serve is blocked by the firewall then the upgrade advisor will fail to function. Users having issues or errors while using Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor are recommended to check the firewall settings, security software settings and the Internet connection settings to ensure that they are not at all fault. If they are found blocking the connection, configuring the firewall/security software properly will help get rid of the issue.
Check dot-net framework installed
The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor requires a dot-net framework to be installed on your system. If the dot-net framework installed on the system is illegitimate or having some issues within then issues would continue to come up with the use of the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. Windows XP users having Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor related errors are suggested to reinstall the dot-net framework to remove any inherent issues that might be causing the problem.
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