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Upgrade to vista ultimate

I have sony laptop with vista basic home edition How i can upgrade to ultimate without formatting my system hard drive

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If you have a full version of Windows Vista Ultimate, you can just insert the DVD when you logged in your laptop and go to Computer(My Computer) and lauch the installer for Windows on DVD icon (Double Click DVD icon). It will give you the main window for installing Windows and along the way, you should find an Upgrade option. Click that one and it will install windows Ultimate on your system. It Will not format the laptop but installer will just add system files and features to the laptop to run Vista Ultimate.

**If you haven't purhcase a Windows Vista Ultimate Disc, check this link to to purchase just an upgrade Disc (only) of Vista Ultimate.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/anytime-upgrade-overview.aspx

An upgrade disc will also not format the laptop instead it will just install additional features and add additional files on the system to run Windows Vista Ultimate



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I got vista ultimate how to ugrade from home basic


what you mean is a downgrade... not an upgrade? Vista Ultimate has all the features and services compared to other versions of Vista.

When you want to downgrade, get a copy of home basic installer and run overwriting your previous OS

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on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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System requirements of vista


Hi,
For Vista Home Basic >>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 32 MB of graphics memory
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.


For Vista Home Premium, Business and Ultimate >>>>>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
    • WDDM Driver
    • 128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
    • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
    • 32 bits per pixel
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.
Home Premium / UltimateTV tuner card required for TV functionality (compatible remote control optional).
Home Premium / Business / UltimateWindows Tablet and Touch Technology requires a Tablet PC or a touch screen.
UltimateWindows BitLocker Drive Encryption requires a USB Flash Drive and a system with a TPM 1.2 chip.

Windows Vista minimum supported system requirements Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
  • 800 MHz processor and 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for Super VGA graphics
  • CD-ROM drive

Regards.

Sep 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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How can i upgrade freely from vista home basic to home premium


well u cannot Update ur Vista Basic to Premium freely.U need to Purchase the Vista Premium and then Upgrade on ur system.

May 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

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on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 1GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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Which Windows Vista Edition are you?


If you are upgrading XP to Vista, make sure you backup and have the program "Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor"

Download Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=42B5AC83-C24F-4863-A389-3FFC194924F8&displaylang=en

Be Sure to Backup with a removable media such as CD's, Floppy Disks or USB Flash Drives, External Hard Drivers.

Windows Vista Editions:

Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows Vista Home Premium
Windows Vista Business
Windows Vista Ultimate
Windows Vista Starter
Windows Vista Enterprise

These also include 64-bit.

Lastly, if you have XP and if it's Vista Capable, you don't need to use the upgrade advisor, you are allowed to use any, but you must download the drivers after upgrade.

on Mar 14, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv2000t Notebook

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Vista on my toshiba laptop not updating,


Check your processor, hard disk, and memory / graphics
against this list.

Recommended minimum hardware requirements for Windows Vista loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); The following list describes the recommended minimum hardware requirements for basic functionality of the different editions of Windows Vista. Actual hardware requirements will vary, depending on system configuration and on the programs and the features that you install. If you install Windows Vista over a network, additional hard disk space may be required. Windows Vista Home Basic
  • 800-megahertz (MHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 800-MHz 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 megabytes (MB) of system memory
    Note On system configurations that use system memory as graphics memory, at least 448 MB of system memory must be available to the operating system after some memory is allocated for graphics.
  • DirectX 9-class graphics card
  • 32 MB of graphics memory
  • 20-gigabyte (GB) hard disk that has 15 GB of free hard disk space
  • Internal or external DVD drive
  • Internet access capability
  • Audio output capability

Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, and Windows Vista Ultimate
  • 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • Windows Aero-capable graphics card

    Note This includes a DirectX 9-class graphics card that supports the following:
    • A WDDM driver
    • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
    • 32 bits per pixel
  • 128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
  • 40-GB hard disk that has 15 GB of free hard disk space (the 15GB of free space provides room for temporary file storage during the install or upgrade.)
  • Internal or external DVD drive
  • Internet access capability
  • Audio output capability
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Jan 25, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Upgradation


You need to buy the upgrade. Make sure your hardware meets the specs.

Get more info here: http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/3af7e05f-4d2a-4af7-a168-9242f9093bb81033.mspx

Jul 12, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Vist Home & Proffessional


partition your hard drive thats how you can run 2 operating systems on your computer im running xp pro and vista ultimate

i recomend you use vista ultimate it has it all

Jan 03, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

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