Windows 7 forum: Upgrading my laptop from Windows Vista to Windows 7, please advise

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) September 30, 2011 3:35 PM PDT

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Upgrading my laptop from Windows Vista to Windows 7, please advise

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 9/30/11 3:35 PM

Question: Upgrading my laptop from Windows Vista to Windows 7, please advise

Hi. Is it very hard or complicated to install Windows 7 over Vista? I'm not very computer literate and afraid to try it. I have a Toshiba laptop which I purchased last year with Vista in it. Any advice or tips on the process? Like do's and don'ts. This is my only computer and I need it to be working as soon as it is upgraded. Thanks for all your help.

--Submitted by: Jean M.


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Upgrading to Windows 7 is Fine - But Back Up Anyway --Submitted by: High Desert Charlie
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19411_102-5210848.html

It's not too hard... --Submitted by: darrenforster99
http://forums.cnet.com/7723-19411_102-543045.html

Before you even think about it... --Submitted by: Zouch
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19411_102-5210966.html

Windows 7 Upgrade - Tips --Submitted by: ajtrek
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19411_102-5211303.html

Vista to Windows 7--Submitted by: paulinegbsn
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-19411_102-5210974.html

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