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Upgrade from Vista Home Basic to W7 Home Prem

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Upgrade from Vista Home Basic to W7 Home Prem

Post by dankrall on Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:26 pm

I can boot-up straight from the disk but the disk will not auto-run or read files when I am in Vista. I would like to upgrade so I can retain programs rather than doing a clean install. Has anyone else seen this? I went back to the store and got another copy of the program but the new disk behaves the same way.

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Re: Upgrade from Vista Home Basic to W7 Home Prem

Post by Doctor Inferno on Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:18 am

Hello,

I wouldn't recommend performing an upgrade. From experience, it will cause lots of errors, incompatibility problems and blue screens. I suggest you do a clean install at boot up.


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Re: Upgrade from Vista Home Basic to W7 Home Prem

Post by E-mu on Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:48 pm

Back up all your documents onto an external harddrive or CD's/DVD's.

Then do a clean install, much easier and will cause less problems.

After the install just copy all your documents back - it's also a good way to declutter and get rid or stuff you don't want or need.

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