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XP to Windows 7

by mpawluk / May 23, 2010 1:56 PM PDT
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Not with that but it does fail on
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2010 8:55 PM PDT
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For example Office 2007's activation kicks in among other apps so the move of installed programs do fail with annoying regularity.

I did use Microsoft's transfer wizard and it worked fine. I then installed the few programs I needed immediately and I was up so I don't see the need for this app.

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XP to windows 7
by mpawluk / May 24, 2010 12:22 AM PDT


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That's a bold claim.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 23, 2010 9:09 PM PDT
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"Parallels Desktop Upgrade to Windows 7 is the only complete solution that allows you to move all your programs, files, user settings and media to Windows 7 simply, safely and successfully."

My underlining.

It's difficult to live up to a claim like that.


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I agree with Mark...
by CassandraF_WinTeam / May 24, 2010 3:11 AM PDT
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It sure is a bold claim! Though it takes more time than upgrading from Vista, I'd recommend running the Upgrade Advisor and then backing up programs, files, and settings that you want to save and doing a clean installation of Windows 7.

This way you get a fresh, new start and you don't have to worry about claims from sources that may be unreliable. Happy


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