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Windows 7: InPlace Upgrade to Windows7 from Vista-Updates for Installation Option

01 Sep 2016   #1
FML2016

Windows 7 64bit, Windows Vista 32bit
 
 
InPlace Upgrade to Windows7 from Vista-Updates for Installation Option

Going to do an in place upgrade to Windows 7 from Windows Vista. In step 6 of Brink's guide, if I select the option Go online to get the latest updates for installation, will that infest me with the Windows 10 nagware patches?

Thanks in advance.


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01 Sep 2016   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Not sure a in-place upgrade is even possible if you need new installation media you can use this to get it easily
https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/techno...-download-tool

Personally I would clean install,
It's a lot easier to clean install these days with the unofficial sp2
There are essentially 3 updates needed for a clean install of windows that will get you updated through April of 2016

KB3020369 & KB3172605 & KB3125574 all can be downloaded from the M$ catalog using internet explorer
Microsoft Update Catalog

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/
When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.

After restart you will need to ensure the built in windows update service is stopped and set to manual first too or it will conflict with the stand alone installer.

Afterwards reset the windows updates service to what it was before and update settings to your preference and check for updates
Should be only 50 or so updates left to install.

I also have the three required updates on my OneDrive if you can't or don't want to deal with the catalog,
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AsjD7o6P3KLKj2TjShn8-SumV1rr
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01 Sep 2016   #3
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

Don't worry with the Win 10 crap. MS is no longer pushing hard to do the upgrade. In fact, the free upgrade offer has ended.
I agree with ThrashZone. There is nothing like a clean install. After all this years your computer has a lot of trash. With a clean install it will work much better.
In this cases, I normally make a copy of the windows (Vista) folder so if Win 7 doesn't find a driver you can make it look for it at the backup ed windows (Vista) folder.
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