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Windows 7: Cannot run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor


07 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Cannot run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

I'm trying to run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if I need to upgrade some of my hardware in order to use Windows 7, but all I get is an error message which says that it encountered some problem or something and cannot work, and that I need to install it again, which doesn't help. Is there any other way (a desktop app or an online one) to check my PC for Windows 7 hardware compatibility?

TIA

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07 May 2010   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

What is the exact error message? That may help determine what is wrong.
Also, look in Event Viewer, see if anything logged there gives you a clue.

Click on Start then run, type eventvwr.msc and press Enter
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09 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
What is the exact error message? That may help determine what is wrong.
Also, look in Event Viewer, see if anything logged there gives you a clue.

Click on Start then run, type eventvwr.msc and press Enter
OK, I've tried again. Where is the error message supposed to be logged in the event logger (there is a side bar with a few options, each one opens a list in the center)?
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10 May 2010   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

No exactly sure, but I think it will show up here as that's where successful updates are listed.Cannot run Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor-winupdt.jpg


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10 May 2010   #5

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Why am I getting two images when I upload a picture SkyDrive? I see the normal one and a "Attached Thumbnails" one that are almost identical.

Can I prevent this?
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10 May 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Just upload it from where you saved it in your computer. Pictures, Documents or?
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10 May 2010   #7

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

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10 May 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

See this tutorial: A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots

If the image is hosted externally, you can use this format: [img]URL[/img].
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11 May 2010   #9

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Thanks Johnathan. That works better than the other tutorial I was following. I'll cleanup my posts with the double pics.
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