Switch from Windows Vista to Windows 7

December 2016





Switching from Windows Vista to Windows 7 works in all versions when performing a new installation. This method works better than a direct upgrade. The transition depends on the actual version of the operating system and the Windows 7 version:
  • Vista Home Basic ---> Windows 7 Home Premium: Upgrade directly
  • Vista Home Basic ---> Professional Windows 7: New installation required
  • Vista Home Basic ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: Upgrade directly
  • Vista Home Premium ---> Windows 7 Home Premium: Upgrade directly
  • Vista Home Premium ---> Professional Windows 7: New installation required
  • Vista Home Premium ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: Upgrade directly
  • Vista Business ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: New installation required
  • Vista Business ---> Windows 7 Professional: Upgrade directly
  • Vista Business ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: Upgrade directly
  • Vista ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: New installation required
  • Vista ---> Windows 7 Professional: New installation required
  • Vista ---> Windows 7 Ultimate: Upgrade directly



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