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Windows 7: Laplink PCmover Upgrade assistant

07 Nov 2009   #11


The only problem which I discovered (and still unsolved) is that I cannot play any of the MS Games included with Win 7.

For some reason, the games features is not activated. If I try to turn on that feature, it generates an error that it has encountered an error. I will start a new topic about this.

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25 Jun 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Will 32 bit vista upgrade to 64 bit win 7 and leave the 32 bit programs functioning in the 64 bit environment.
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26 Jun 2011   #13

Windows7 x64 7600 16385

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computaquark View Post
Will 32 bit vista upgrade to 64 bit win 7 and leave the 32 bit programs functioning in the 64 bit environment.
I've never tried that (never had a machine with Vista) but my hunch would be yes. It worked well taking an XP 32 bit install and upgrading to a Win7 64 bit environment. Obviously, the machine has to be 64 bit capable.
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04 Feb 2014   #14

Windows 7 Professional x64

I intend to move my XP machine contents to a new Windows 8.1 install on a newer computer using laplink software. I've already purchased it. But I'm using Acronis 2014 Premium for image files (.tib and .vhd conversions). If I need to use XP for a couple stubborn programs, I'll still have XP Mode on a Win 7 Pro install on the other hard drive (but right now that won't boot, so idk.)

I just thought about this though. Microsoft Office 2003 suites and applications are not compatible with Windows 8.

Office 2007 is supposed to be compatible with windows 8.
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05 Feb 2014   #15


I would ask in however you'll almost defnintely be better off doing a Clean Install - Windows 8 as reimporting all of the accumulated XP corruption is probably one of the worst install practices one could follow.

Unless you have touchscreen you'll be ever better off with a Clean Install Windows 7
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