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Old 11-19-2012, 22:01   #12
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Originally Posted by Harper View Post
It looks like I can, I'll just have to back up my files and re-install all the programs.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...sked-questions
Uh, that is not an upgrade. An upgrade is where you can pop in the disc and it will convert your operating system to the new one without having to reinstall anything.

What you described (and what miscrosoft is explaining to you) is a fresh install of a blank operating system and you have to reinstall all your programs and restore your files.

You can only upgrade do a true upgrade from Vista to Windows 7, not XP to windows 7.
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