Question about Gateway Computers & Internet
To my knowledge you cannot upgrade from Windows XP directly to Windows 7. You will have to upgrade to Vista and then to 7. Also there are limitations as to which Windows 7 version (Home, Professional, Ultimate) you can upgrade to from certain Vista versions.
If you dont have any information / data on the PC that you mind loosing, i suggest a clean install of Windows 7 by booting up from the Windows 7 dvd and formating the HDD before the installation procedure.
Windows 7 has a host of built in drivers that will probably cover all of the devices that are present on your system. If not then you can always download the drivers from the manufacturers site for the items that fail to install automatically under 7.
Let me know how it goes.
Posted on Sep 08, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 31, 2014 | Computers & Internet
May 29, 2013 | Dell Inspiron Computers & Internet
May 23, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 15r n5110 Laptop
Feb 23, 2013 | Toshiba Satellite Computers & Internet
Jan 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jan 02, 2011 | Microsoft Computers & Internet
Mar 07, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Jul 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet
123 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!