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Windows 7: Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Home Premium

10 Dec 2015   #1
MiDKompjuteri

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Home Premium

I have a machine with Windows XP and i want to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium. I have to make only upgrade because I have some programs for some machines and I don't have a CD to reinstall them. So I try to do simple upgrade but it show Error that I cant do that. So is there some tricks to to or I have to make clean installation of Windows 7?


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10 Dec 2015   #2
yotoprules

Windows 10 X64
 
 

The only way to properly upgrade is to upgrade to vista first, then 7. But people say that aint reccommended.
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10 Dec 2015   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

With XP you have to clean install, there is no upgrade path from XP to 7

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...(v=ws.10).aspx
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10 Dec 2015   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

There is no direct upgrade path from XP to Windows 7 and that is essentially what the error is telling you. A custom install is supported but it does not preserve applications. To do an upgrade that preserves applications you would have to first install Vista. A double upgrade of such an old OS is often troublesome.

Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 - Windows Help
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