upgrade from Vista to Windows 7

  belayer 18:08 15 Nov 2011

I have installed Windows 7 on my PC, and want to upgrade my wife's laptop from Vista. I have bought Windows 7.

Can I do it without losing all her files, settings, emails etc.

I don't really want to reformat and start from scratch.

  ventanas 22:36 15 Nov 2011

Provided it's a upgrade disc that you've got, and it qualifies as version (the right version of Vista to 7)and your not trying to upgrade 32bit to 64bit, then go ahead. Now done it four times and never had a problem. But it can take a few hours depending on what you've got installed, with long periods of seeming inactivity. Be patient.

  CFC23 10:41 17 Nov 2011

I have recently done this with my laptop,totally agree with the advice given by ventanas.

  belayer 12:09 18 Nov 2011

Thanks very much, will get the job done.

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