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Windows 7: Help with windows 7 upgrade from Vista.

28 Nov 2009   #11
LeBlanc3918

Windows 7
 
 

thank you very much for you're help everyone. ill call dell right now. just wanted to find out the problem before i spent 2 hours on the phone and try to explain to them what happened. thank you all


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28 Nov 2009   #12
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

Man, seems like you give us a little more important information on each post...back to drivers plus Windows functionality. Start with the drivers.

Regards,
GEWB
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29 Nov 2009   #13
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

The WIndows 7 upgrade is not a factory recovery disk. If you got the Upgrade Kit from your manufacturer, there should be an apps/drivers disk with it to find this software. This is tech supported by the manufacturer. Otherwise such a disk may have come with the laptop.

If you have no such disks then as stated they should be available as software downloads on your manufacturer's support downloads page for your model.

As a last resort, call your manufacturer's tech support to ask how to get these apps that you like.

They may tell you that they don't support upgrades to Windows 7, if you did it yourself without their kit.

If so, politely hang up and call back inquiring as though you need to replace them in Vista.

If they tell you you must do a full factory recovery, tell them you just did one and the apps are not showing up. They may yield the individual app that way.
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03 Dec 2011   #14
Dicha

Windows 7
 
 
Same Problem but with Different Case

Mine's too but i didn't upgrade to anything from the beginning it was already windows7. Suddenly the next day it went to this problem u post. What should i do??
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03 Dec 2011   #15
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

What is your problem exactly? Certain functions stopped working which are provided by factory software as described in OP? Tell us exactly what features stopped working.
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