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Monday, July 31, 2006

Upgrading to Windows Vista may not be that easy

If you are planning on upgrading to Vista you will need to make sure it is possible first. Only certain versions of Windows can be upgraded and then you may not be able to upgrade to the version of Vista you want even if you can upgrade.

For example, Windows 2000 can't be upgraded at all and Windows XP Professional can be upgraded only to the Business and Ultimate editions of Vista.

Many people will be stuck formatting their systems in order to upgrade to Windows Vista and that’s assuming you can meet the hardware requirements. Microsoft is providing a beta version of its Upgrade Advisor tool that will evaluate whether your computer can run Windows Vista.

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