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Free Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 transfer
Data programs special
|FREE Upgrade from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7 - Migrate.. $1 - |
If you are buying a new PC or Laptop, you want to transfer your favourite programs,
photos and documents from the
old PC or Notebook to the new one. Take the hassle out of the trouble, and let the experts
handle the job at no cost to you
when you are buying a laptop from us. We can provide the same service FREE
if you are purchasing a desktop computer from us,
provided you are buying a version of Windows 7 as well.
- Purchase any Laptop notebook computer from us and bring your old PC and we will upgrade
your windows XP to Windows 7
- Up to 20 programs transfer from old XP computer to new Windows 7
- Your photos, documents will be transferred over to new pc.++
- We can recover your data and programs in most cases even when the computer does
Note : We can provide this service if you have purchased from another retailer at the
cost of $79
* Some programs may need re-activation due to the licensing requirements.
* Programs like anti-virus and disk utilities may need re-installation
++ Data transfer limited to maximum of 4 GB , any extra data is charged at 80cents per
Windows XP to Windows 7 using third party tools
Using Microsoft products
There is no upgrade path provided by Microsoft to upgrade from XP to Windows 7. If you
want to follow that path only way is to upgrade XP to corresponding version of Vista and
then upgrade Vista to corresponding version of Windows 7.
For example if you have Windows XP professional, you need to upgrade to Windows Vista
Business (or Ultimate) and then Vista Business to Windows 7 Professional . If you have
upgraded to Vista Ultimate you need to purchase Windows 7 Ultimate. This is an expensive
process, considering the cost of the software you need to purchase for the intermediate
If you are happy to reinstall all the software on the new PC, then the guide provided
may be a good read. Use the Windows
Easy transfer tool provided by Microsoft to transfer the data to a safe location
first. Once you have installed Windows 7 read the Microsoft tutorial on "Upgrading
from Windows XP to Windows 7"
Using third party tools
We have tried several commercial tools with limited success. If you want to give them a
try just make sure there is some local contact number available. You don't want to be
paying international telephone call rates to listen to "Your call is important to us
Commercial tools available.
- Laplink PC Mover Professional. Price
$59. Everything went smoothly. Microsoft Office XP and QuickBooks
had to be reactivated, as they have detected the I am running on a new PC. If you are
buying directly from
Laplink, make sure you buy the correct version, as the cheaper version upgrade assistant
cannot be used to
transfer to a new PC.
Desktop® for Upgrading to Windows 7. Price $ 48 at amazon.com
Need double the hard drive space free. If if your current hard drive is 30GB full, you
need total of 90GB drive for the migration. Not clear whether you can upgrade to 64 bit
version of Windows 7, which is included with most laptops these days. Re-activation needed
for most software which track the licensing violations.
Don't forget the read the reviews of Amazon
customers who bought this product.
- ZInstall (No information about the working
?) price $89
Doing DIY upgrade with Laplink PC Mover professional (Upgrade from Windows XP
to Window 7)