Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scans your PC’s system, programs and devices to check if it’s able to run Windows 7. After a few minutes, the report will let you know if your PC meets the system requirements, if there are any known compatibility issues with your programs and devices, and will also provide guidance on your upgrade options to Windows 7.
Download and install Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to your computer. Launch it, and follow the directions.
If you are running Windows XP and do not have .NET Framework 2.0 yet, you will be asked to download and install it. After .NET is installed, you can restart the Upgrade Advisor installation.
- The upgrade paths are currently not given for N, K, and KN editions of Windows.
- Any language packs you have installed on your PC will have to be reinstalled after upgrading to Windows 7.
- If you’re running Upgrade Advisor inside Virtual PC or Remote Desktop, Windows Aero capability may not be detected properly.