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Windows 7: Error saying I cannot upgrade

20 May 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by azulitabijou View Post
I only have the x86 program files in addition to my real program files folder because some of my programs are 32 bit I am guessing. But if I have 64 bit Vista, shouldnt still upgrade to 64 bit 7, without deleting the 32bit programs (Adobe master collection, etc)
You do not and should not delete, or need to delete, any Program Files folder to do an upgrade. Do not confuse yourself by thinking you have to delete stuff before upgrading.

Please look at the links I or Bill2 provided to see your upgrade options from Vista Windows 7.

Also, as a side a 64-bit OS (Windows) WILL and SHOULD have two Programs Files folders and you DO NOT want to delete one of them for ANY reason.

Some programs will run in 32-bit mode even if they are on a 64-bit OS, example Microsoft’s Office 2007.

In short, when you install a program it will install in the appropriate Programs File and work. If you delete one of those folders you will screw-up your system.

Hope this helps.

Also if would be helpful to us as well as you if you answered the questions we asked. Also let us know if you looked at the links.

Just trying to help. Thanks.

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