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Windows 7: Problem in upgrading to windows 7

27 Aug 2010   #1
zico2010

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Problem in upgrading to windows 7

Hello

I'm having a problem in upgrading my vista home premium operation system to windows 7 home premium but i receive an error message
it says:
The upgrade was not successful.

Your previous version of windows is being restored.

Do not restart your computer during this time.

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Then nothing happen


by the way i cant make clean install for windows 7 because i need all of the files and documents in there....


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27 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

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27 Aug 2010   #3
gregrocker

 

Retrieve your files: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console - Windows 7 Forums.url

Boot the Win7 DVD, use Custom>Drive Tools to format the Vista partition before install.

I'd leave the Recovery Partition as you may want to run it someday to restore Vista. If not, you can wipe the entire HD first to get the cleanest possible install: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation - Windows 7 Forums.url

Then Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums.URL
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27 Aug 2010   #4
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Welcome to SF. Please fill out your system specs. You weren't upgrading from Vista 32-bit to Win 7 64-bit, were you?
Can you still get Vista up? If yes, you need to backup your critical files. Then do a clean install.
Doing a Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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27 Aug 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello zico2010, welcome to Seven Forums!





If you need to retrieve data, have a look at this tutorial at the link below; be sure to post back with an update.


Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
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27 Aug 2010   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Welcome to SF. Please fill out your system specs. You weren't upgrading from Vista 32-bit to Win 7 64-bit, were you?
Can you still get Vista up? If yes, you need to backup your critical files. Then do a clean install.
Doing a Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version


There is an actual tutorial on this subject, at the link below.


Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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27 Aug 2010   #7
zico2010

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

The report says that my laptop is Compatible with windows 7 but there are 5 programes that are not Compatible
note: I'm Upgrading to windows 7 using external hard drive...

Download The Reprot From Here
2shared - download 1.mht
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27 Aug 2010   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I suggest a clean install or get rid of those conflicts.

A clean is always best.
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27 Aug 2010   #9
zico2010

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

My os was restored with it's files

but i need to know why i cant preform the upgrade process
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27 Aug 2010   #10
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Because of the conflicts that you found at upgrade advisor.
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 Problem in upgrading to windows 7




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