Is it possible?

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  1. dadooo

    dadooo New Member

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    Hello,

    As you know you can't directly upgrade from xp to windows 7, so I am wondering if this solution is possible:

    Windows Xp -----> Upgrade to Windows vista ultimate -------> upgrade to Windows 7 (with all of my programs and files,...)



    Thank you, bye.:p
     
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    If you are on Windows XP and planning to UPGRADE...


    YOU MUST DO A CLEAN INSTALL.
    There is no upgrade path. There are user migration tools you can use, but you will need to backup your files and do a clean install.

    I have seen several threads about this and just want to clarify. The upgrade from Windows Vista is a valid upgrade path, but Windows XP to Windows 7 is not
     
  3. dadooo

    dadooo New Member

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    yes yes I know that, but you didnt fully understand me.

    I am wondering if it is possible this:


    From windows xp i upgrade to vista and then from vista which was upgraded from xp I upgrate to 7
     
  4. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    It might be possible but would probably leave tons of crap behind and have problems. A clean install is always best. Take a look at all of the people here who upgraded from Vista and are having problems now.
    Joe
     
  5. pcs3657

    pcs3657 New Member

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    Sure you can

    yes you can first upgrade to vista and then to 7

    Even if the process is time consuming, its still fruitful if you want all the programs.

    Cos a direct upgrade is not possible.

    :p
     
  6. RAK

    RAK Extraordinary Member

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    The thread is quite old. I think perhaps it is "solved" by now
     
  7. sgtryan

    sgtryan New Member

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    do not "upgrade"

    do a clean format of Windows XP and then do a clean install of Windows 7
     

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