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#19 – Upgrading Widows Vista or Windows XP to Windows 7

One of the most popular articles on this web site is “Problem with Windows Vista Enterprise upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate RC“. Windows 7 beta and RC where available only in Ultimate version and that was the reason why the only upgrade option was from Windows Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 Ultimate.

At the moment TechNet and MSDN subscribers can download following versions of Windows 7:

  • Starter
  • Home Basic
  • Home Premium
  • Professional
  • Ultimate
  • Enterprise

Upgrading Widows Vista or Windows XP to Windows 7


September 3, 2009 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

#17 – Windows 7 RTM is available on MSDN and TechNet

Today Windows 7 RTM was released today and is available for download from MSDN and TechNet.

August 6, 2009 at 5:29 pm Leave a comment

#14 – Windows 7 RC and Realtek HD Audio Manager – problem with sound reproduction on headphones connected to front panel

Base of my computer is Intel Desktop Board DG33BU cased within Chieftec CX-03SL-A . After installation of Windows 7 and all necessary drivers I’ve noticed that I audio isn’t reproduced on my headphones that are connected to front panel. After checking that device isn’t muted within Volume Mixer I started to look around what could be the cause of this problem. I’ve found out that I have to enable option called “Disable front panel jack detection” in Realtek HD Audio Manager to get my front panel jack working.

Realtek HD Audio Manager under Windows 7 RC

May 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm 2 comments

#10 – Installation of Comodo Internet Security (Comodo Firewall) on Windows 7 RC

Windows 7 has built in firewall but if you want to use another firewall with you installation of Windows you can do it. Commodo Comodo Internet Security (CIS) is just one of many free security suites which are available for download from Internet. Commodo Comodo Internet Security consists out of two parts, firewall and antivirus. During installation process you can decide which of those two components do you wish to install (you can also install booth if you want to).

May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm Leave a comment

#7 – Problem with Windows Vista Enterprise upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate RC

After installing Windows 7 on several different ways (as only operating system on computer, dual boot with XP, within Virtual PC and Virtual Box) I wanted to how will upgrade from Windows Vista Enterprise Windows 7 Ultimate RC. So I started Virtual PC with my test installation of Vista Enterprise, mounted ISO image with Windows 7 installation and I started the upgrade process… And stopped… I got following message:

May 13, 2009 at 9:58 am 11 comments

#6 – Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Beta, final system requirements for Windows 7 and Windows XP Mode

If you are wondering if your computer is good enough to handle Windows 7 download and install Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor which will tell you if can run Windows 7 on your computer. It will also scan your computer for any potential problems like software and hardware compatibility issues.


May 12, 2009 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

#5 – Windows 7 will be released for holiday season

Microsoft has announced today that final version of Windows 7 should be available at the market for “holiday shopping season”.

May 11, 2009 at 9:13 pm Leave a comment

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