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How to Upgrade Your Computer to Windows 7


Table of Contents:

  1. Backing Up or Migrating Important Files and Data
  2. Known Software and Driver Incompatibilities With Windows 7
  3. Upgrade From Windows Vista or XP to Windows 7 Using the Dell Upgrade Assistant Program
  4. Upgrade From Windows Vista or XP to Windows 7 Using a DVD Bought at a Retail Outlet
  5. Reinstalling Windows 7

This article provides instructions for the following:

  • Upgrading to Microsoft Windows 7 from Windows Vista or Windows XP.
  • Backing up and migrating files to Windows 7 from your old operating system, or from your old computer to your new, Windows 7 computer
  • Reinstallation of Windows 7

 


Backing Up or Migrating Important Files and Data

Select your operating system below to view information on how to back up or migrate your data.

Windows XP
Windows Vista


Known Software and Driver Incompatibilities With Windows 7

This article provides information on what programs and drivers that are known to be incompatibile with Windows 7.

Known Software and Driver Incompatibilities With Windows 7


Upgrade From Windows Vista or XP to Windows 7 Using the Dell Upgrade Assistant Program

Select your operating system below to view information on how to upgrade to Windows 7 using the Dell Upgrade Assistant DVD.

Windows XP
Windows Vista


Upgrade From Windows Vista or XP to Windows 7 Using a DVD Bought at a Retail Outlet

Select your operating system below to view information on how to upgrade to Windows 7 from a disk bought at a store or online retailer.

Windows XP
Windows Vista


Reinstalling Windows 7

This article provides information on how to reinstall Windows 7.

Windows 7 Manual Reinstall





Article ID: SLN131846

Last Date Modified: 08/18/2014 09:45 AM


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