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07 Jan 2013   #1

Vista 64
Vista Calendar in Win 7 upgrade

I understand that in upgrading from Vista to Win 7, I will lose the Vista calendar but I have read that it is still available and works in Win 7 with some tweaking.

Any experience good or bad with doing this?
Do continuing Windows updates affect the performance?

I will upgrade to Win 7 but not if I lose the Vista calendar. As long as MSFT keeps upgrading Vista, it's worth more to me that the Win 7 OS.

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07 Jan 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

Windows Calendar is not included in Windows 7,but can be reinstated on Windows 7 and Windows 8.If the Windows Calendar program files are copied over from Windows Vista onto Windows 7 and Windows 8.
source: Windows Calendar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

also how to get the calendar in windows 7...
Download Windows Calendar For Windows 7

you will need to copy the contents of the calendar in vista before making the change, im not sure exactly where its located ,probably in appdata ,its a hidden file,
will have a look

edit: this page here
will tell you how to back up the current content ,then you can install it into the calendar when you install it in Windows 7.

edit: it seems the link above no longer has the calendar download link, im sure more googling will find it or a how to extract it from your vista to install it in 7.
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08 Jan 2013   #3

Vista 64

Thanks for the techincal info. I was also hoping for comments on how the calendar functions in Win 7 after the steps are done to reinstate it.

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