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Windows Upgrade Warnings vs Upgrade Blocks

This article shows the difference between Upgrade Warnings & Upgrade Blocks and tells you how to go about resolving them, should you encounter any of them, while upgrading to Windows 7/8/10. Windows Upgrade Warnings vs. Upgrade Blocks When upgrading to […]

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Data is missing after an upgrade to Windows 7

It is always recommended that you backup your data before upgrading Windows. But if you did not and if you have just upgraded to Windows 7 and find that for some reason, your data is missing after the upgrade, here […]

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Features removed during an upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7

A Windows 7 Upgrade from Windows Vista will show you some missing features! When upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7, the following features will be removed after the Windows 7 upgrade installation: List of features removed Ultimate Extra Components: – […]

Windows 7 Upgrade time: At best 30 minutes; Worst case 20 hours.

Depending on your data, your number of applications, installed, your system & hardware configuration, a Windows 7 upgrade could take anywhere from around 30 minutes to over 600 minutes. Windows 7 Upgrade time According to the test results that Chris […]

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Copy files & settings with Windows Easy Transfer

Windows 7 comes with an inbuilt tool called as Windows Easy Transfer which enables you to automatically copy your files, photos, music, e-mail, settings, and more to your new Windows 7. Windows Easy Transfer Windows Easy Transfer makes it much […]

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Chart

Microsoft appears to have sent an “Official Windows 7 Upgrade chart” to Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal. The chart to many  tells a rather confusing story: Upgrading to Windows 7 will be hideously complex. Windows 7 Upgrade Chart […]

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How to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7

If you have skipped Windows Vista and are now planning to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, then this read may help you. The upgrade option of upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7, is not available in Windows […]

Windows 7 Upgrade Path and Test Matrix

Microsoft has released a document which outlines supported and unsupported upgrade paths for Windows 7 SKUs. This table outlines the paths in the form of a matrix. Windows 7 Upgrade Path • Upgrades to Windows 7 from the following operating […]