Please take note that upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 8 is basically classified as a custom installation. This means you'll have to re-install all your programs in Windows Vista and if possible use updated installers.
Is that Windows 7 Professional? If you don't need the features in Professional, you could opt for something cheaper like Windows 7 Home Premium ($119) instead. See here: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/cat/categoryID.44066700 or $99 at Newegg...
Just the folder named above. Everything else will still be in C:\
By the way, this is only possible if you did a custom installation and did not format the hard drive before and during the installation.
For Windows the USB thingy will work. For the Office you just have to copy the files or download from MS. Give MS a call I believe the office team can assist you in download the installation files for Office.
It actually works even with a Home Premium or Professional disk. All you need to do is remove the ei.cfg file from the ISO before burning. Tried it numerous times actually. :D
It hasn't. But our fascination with American culture and being a former American colony at that has technically made English the second or third language of sorts for the Philippines. Anyone with a high school education and higher can actually speak English pretty well.
Method 2 of http://www.winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/clean-install-windows-7-with-upgrade-media. Remember to not enter the product key during the installation, skip it and do the above method inside Windows 7 itself.
You can also call MS and they do an automated version of Method 2. :)
The main problem here is that Netlix requires Micrsoft's Silverlight to be installed and I do believe that you need a Windows computer to install SL.
About keeping Vista, you could try using the same Windows Vista disk and the activate online, if it fails, try the automated phone system. If...
Quote the whole thing!!!! :P
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I believe that's MS's Order Desk department: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302822
About your question, you need to remove the ei.cfg file I belive in order to have all versions on one disk.
Also I've heard from reliable sources that if you order Business or lower they will come in 7 (5...
You could call MS at 18009365700 and have the key checked. They have a tool that allows them to check if the key is blocked for activaiton or nor as well as information like how many times has been used or activated,
Won't using disk cleanup remove make SP1 permanent? I mean if he's using a Windows 7 without SP1 integrated it might be a pain to do a repair installation later especially if he runs intro trouble with the Windows installation.
Vista/7 or XP?
* You can use a retail Windows XP installer and then afterward the product key update tool:
* For Vista/7 use a retail disk and don't type the PK, instead complete the installation first. Once installation is complete go to the system properties window and use the "change...
As the title says, when I boot up my computer everything is humming a long but the monitor is on standby mode. However throughout this whole process I actually hear the Windows 7 intro sound, which tells me the computer is ready.
Now when I disconnect the monitor's DB-9 cable from the GTS-250...
As long as you can log-in to the desktop and use the Windows Product Key Update Tool ==> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/genuine/product-key
You can actually install Windows XP Professional (Retail) and then the tool in conjunction with a Windows XP Professional (OEM) product...
Go for it!! :D
I've actually installed Windows 7 on something similar:
P4 2.6 Ghz (800FSB) with HT
128MB Radeon 9200
1gb of RAM
160GB Samsung IDE HDD
It ran fine although I was stuck with inbox drivers for the video. :(
You can install via USB disk or USB optcail drive.
You can also downloade Windows 7 from here (http://techpp.com/2009/11/11/download-windows-7-iso-official-direct-download-links/) and use the steps below.
No. You need to prep the driver first:
Create a bootable USB installer of Windows Vista.