Cant upgrade my windows xp directly to 7

sourav281290 Posts 38 Registration date Friday November 13, 2009 Status Member Last seen November 2, 2013 - Aug 17, 2010 at 03:48 AM
 Blocked Profile - Aug 17, 2010 at 09:33 AM

why cant i upgrade my windows xp directly to windows 7....its getting failed.and will my c drive will get formatted itself? will my datas be deleted if i upgrade?and why cant i do this???please help me out!!!!!!!!!!eagerly waiting

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jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Aug 17, 2010 at 08:55 AM

1)You can't directly upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7. You have to do

clean installation by backing up all your files.

2)Click on the below link, download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

It will scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known

compatibility issues. It will also gives you guidance on how to resolve potential

issues found, and recommends what to do before you upgrade.

3) Go to your manufacture website and make sure that Windows 7 drivers are


4) Follow the instructions for the "Custom Installation" which is also called a

"clean" installation by clicking on the below link.

Good Luck.
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Aug 17, 2010 at 09:33 AM
Hi there,

In any ways you use to install windows 7 be sure to have the system minimum requirements,else all your efforts will go waste.You also need to make a backup of all your data as all will definitely be deleted and you have to boot from the installation disk of windows 7 to format system.