Quote: Originally Posted by Topgun3
Dual boot doesn't seem to be a viable option as well...since I NEED to have my current programs installed under Vista transferred into Windows 7 without re-installing them. Dual boot would just give me a clean Windows 7 without any of the software.
You will be disappointed in the upgrade. You are importing every registry errors, driver problem, and other system faults.
Win 7 is a better OS but MS, like most of us recommend a clean install for a reason.
Be sure to back up (my choice would be acronis home) and a restore point just in case.