Can I upgrade my computer from Windows XP to Windows 7 directly?

If you are a Windows XP user and you want to move to Windows 7 UH IT recommends a "clean install" which basically means you are starting from scratch and installing a totally fresh, clean OS. Back up all your music and picture files and any documents you will need to keep.

For more information on a step by step upgrade, see Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7.pdf

Another product to look at would be the Windows Easy Transfer Application. PLease visit this site for more information:

Also, visit the Windows XP to Windows 7 Video tutorial, located at

For general questions about Windows 7, please consult the Windows 7 Solutions Center, located at

Created: Oct 21, 2009 - 5:32am Updated: May 10, 2016 - 3:23am Author: Web Technologies Article: 2205
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