windows 7

  podlod 10:26 27 Apr 2011
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Hi, I have had various sites telling me to change to Windows 7 for free, as at the moment I am Windows XP. Is it safe to revert to Windows 7 or is it likely that I will confront a problem, and is this cosha?

  tullie 10:56 27 Apr 2011

You dont revert to Windows 7,its the latest version,and you certainly dont get it for free.

  northumbria61 11:01 27 Apr 2011

First you would need to find out if your PC is capable of running Windows 7 - you can download the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from Microsoft link text

  lotvic 11:26 27 Apr 2011

change from XP to Windows 7 for free - is this cosha?

No it's not. You don't get genuine W7 for free.

Also if you change from XP to W7 you have to do a clean install, you can't 'upgrade' over the top of XP, so you have to start from scratch and all on your harddrive is wiped.

  podlod 08:23 29 Apr 2011

Hi, thanks for all your replies and advice, I know know where I stand.

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