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Can't Upgrade Vista to Windows 7.0

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  • Started 7 years ago by tjkrbrown
  • Latest reply from Shkumbin
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I have not been able to Upgrade to 7.0 from Vista Ultimate using the 32 bit disc.

I've download the advisor, and passed all the tests, and i still get the following

Windows Vista™ Ultimate cannot be upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate. You can choose to install a new copy of Windows 7 Ultimate instead, but this is different from an upgrade, and does not keep your files, settings, and programs. You’ll need to reinstall any programs using the original installation discs or files. To save your files before installing Windows, back them up to an external location such as a CD, DVD, or external hard drive. To install a new copy of Windows 7 Ultimate, click the Back button in the upper left-hand corner, and select “Custom (advanced)”.

What am I doing wrong?

Posted 7 years ago
Posts: 219

Hello tjkrbrown and welcome to HowToGeek.
Is your current Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit!?

Posted 7 years ago

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