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Windows 7: How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - NO Fresh Install !!!

27 Jun 2009   #1
derrettlee

Windows 7 7260 RTM
 
 
How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - NO Fresh Install !!!

How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install !!!

In order to upgrade to 7260 from - ANY - previous version do the followings:
1. extract iso to a folder
2. right click on setup and properties
3. on compatibility check run this program in compatibility mode and select vista sp2
4. check also the option "Run this program as an administrator"
5. run setup and enjoy

I just did it and it works GREAT.

The UPGRADE procedure takes about 2-1/2 hours.

You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install To Get 7260 RTM.

I UPGRADED from 7100 RC to 7260 RTM.


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27 Jun 2009   #2
derrettlee

Windows 7 7260 RTM
 
 

If You UPGRADE You Do Not Have To Re-Install ALL Your APPS Again !!!!
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27 Jun 2009   #3
Skrip

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Can i Upgrade from Vista?
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27 Jun 2009   #4
derrettlee

Windows 7 7260 RTM
 
 

I do not know if you could upgrade from Vista. There is a compatibility check the Upgrade goes through before it starts the Upgrade . It should tell you if it will let you Upgrade from Vista. Hope this helps.
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27 Jun 2009   #5
Skrip

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Ok thanks i will Try, But cant find the Download Link...
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27 Jun 2009   #6
The Wise Vivi

Windows 7 RC 7100 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derrettlee View Post
How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install !!!

In order to upgrade to 7260 from - ANY - previous version do the followings:
1. extract iso to a folder
2. right click on setup and properties
3. on compatibility check run this program in compatibility mode and select vista sp2
4. check also the option "Run this program as an administrator"
5. run setup and enjoy

I just did it and it works GREAT.

The UPGRADE procedure takes about 2-1/2 hours.

You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install To Get 7260 RTM.

I UPGRADED from 7100 RC to 7260 RTM.
How come it takes so long to upgrade? Almost seems like it would be quicker just to do a fresh install. Please advise.
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28 Jun 2009   #7
Studulike

Windows 7 Build 7600 Laptop and desktop. Also OSX 10.5.7 and 10.6 Snow on Laptop
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derrettlee View Post
How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install !!!

In order to upgrade to 7260 from - ANY - previous version do the followings:
1. extract iso to a folder
2. right click on setup and properties
3. on compatibility check run this program in compatibility mode and select vista sp2
4. check also the option "Run this program as an administrator"
5. run setup and enjoy

I just did it and it works GREAT.

The UPGRADE procedure takes about 2-1/2 hours.

You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install To Get 7260 RTM.

I UPGRADED from 7100 RC to 7260 RTM.

I did actually post this some time ago on a different thread. I wish sometimes people would actually make an acknowlegement when the ifo is taken from elseware, especially on the same forum. lol

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...0-leak-90.html
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04 Jul 2009   #8
JohnRich

Win7 RC
 
 

The method given for upgrading build 7100 to build 7260 did not work for me.
It went through about 75 minutes of copying files, expanding files, etc. But right after it said Starting Services, I got the error "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed..."
Multiple reboots did not help. I had to use the go-back option to undo the upgrade.
Any ideas what might be wrong?
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04 Jul 2009   #9
derrettlee

Windows 7 7260 RTM
 
 

Sorry it did not work for you. It has worked fine for a lot of others. You are the first one, I know of, where it did not work. I am sorry again, however, I do not have any ideas for you.
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04 Jul 2009   #10
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnRich View Post
The method given for upgrading build 7100 to build 7260 did not work for me.
It went through about 75 minutes of copying files, expanding files, etc. But right after it said Starting Services, I got the error "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed..."
Multiple reboots did not help. I had to use the go-back option to undo the upgrade.
Any ideas what might be wrong?
did the power get interrupted or something? have u tried running setup again?
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