First I was wondering why all the shortcuts on my desktop are missing Well I have only 4 of them so not a big deal to add them back and then I tried to check if Windows Update had found any updates to these new drivers. There is no pamphlet or manual. It did the upgrade quite fast and it actually activated Windows. You have just upgraded Windows 7 Home Premium edition to Professional. I currently own a licensed copy of windows 7 pro that would allow me to upgrade to 10 pro. I found I cannot remove it or change it in the HomeGroupProvider ServiceData in the Registry.
Open System Properties by right-clicking on Computer icon and then selecting Properties option. If you're using Windows 7 Enterprise or Ultimate, this would be considered a downgrade. I would like to upgrade this computer to windows 7 professional. You can get the information from the link he provided. Why do you want to upgrade? That way, you get to take advantage of extra features while keeping your current programs, files, and settings intact. Verify that the specified image is a valid Windows operating system image. My father's company had some left over desktops with pretty good stuff in them.
In the System Properties, click on the option named Get more features with a new edition of Windows 7 to launch Windows Anytime Upgrade wizard. I recently bought a laptop with windows 10 home and would like to upgrade to windows 10 pro. Another option is to upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium and then use Anytime Upgrade to move from Home Premium to Professional - Cheers, Cassandra Microsoft Windows Outreach I understand that I cant go from Vista Home Premium to 7 Professional, and also that I could go from Vista Home Premium to 7 Home Premium and then to 7 Professional. I have a Windows 7 Professional license from Dreamspark You will have to submit a problem report to DreamSpark as they will have to resolve the problem. Will the student upgrade media work for upgrading to Professional I don't mind if it takes a reformat to do it, as long as the media will actually work? I want to upgrade to Professional using the discounted student upgrade media. I installed everything on their places and I was booting up my computer just fine untill it tried to get on the login screen.
How can I upgrade without losing any of my files and programs. Regards Yolanda TechNet Community Support. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. I have Win 7 Home on my desktop. If you want to go to Windows 7 Professional, I recommend you back up to an external hard drive and do a clean install though I know that is not the answer you wanted. Also I would like to know, would this upgrade void my warranty? I entered it and it was verified, but then the activator told me to change to Pro version. I found out that Windows is not activated.
If you have any running applications you will be asked to save your work and close all running programs. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Feb 9, 2019 2 Jan 27, 2019 0 Dec 11, 2018 1 Dec 11, 2018 1 Dec 2, 2018 1 Oct 24, 2018 3 Oct 18, 2018 1 Jul 26, 2018 8 Jul 14, 2018 1 May 9, 2018 1 Feb 22, 2018 3 Feb 20, 2018 3 Feb 19, 2018 1 Jan 11, 2018 1 Jan 11, 2018 2 Nov 13, 2017 1 Nov 2, 2017 2 Aug 3, 2016 3 Jul 8, 2012 1 Apr 23, 2011. If you already have Windows 7, Windows Anytime Upgrade enables you to upgrade to a more advanced version of Windows 7. Therefore, I need to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional to get the functionality I was previously promised by Microsoft in a written contract. In the search box, type anytime upgrade, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Anytime Upgrade. Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool Version: 6. You can check your current Windows version in the system information menu.
The Windows 7 Professional Upgrade is a way to upgrade the base Windows 7 operating system to a version with more in-depth features. If you have Ultimate edition upgrade license, simply enter the key to upgrade to Ultimate edition. So thing is I have legal Windows 7 Home license and I have upgraded this machine to Windows 10 and it is up-to-date. It was also the first version of the Windows 7 lineup to offer multi-touch support. Or contact DreamSpark as Rick mentioned before. You cannot upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional. Limited in features, coming only in 32-bit format and restricting users to non-customizable desktop wallpapers and themes.
However, in previous Windows versions, it was possible to do a clean install using upgrade media, as long as you had media for an upgradeable version of Windows handy that you could stick into the drive when asked by the installer. How would I go about this? I don't want to re-install everything since I have all my programming software running good all ready. So I recently bought a new laptop with windows 7 home premium and I wanna upgrade it to professional. This version of Windows 7 is designed as an upgrade for Windows Vista. So how can I update Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit to Windows 7 Professional 64 bit without fresh reinstall and without Windows anytime update? But luckily again this leftover desktop had the sticker on the case with valid product key. If you wish to do this, please backup your Windows 7 Home Premium or whichever edition you currently have installed. What You Need to Know About the Windows 7 Professional Upgrade Windows 7 is one of Microsoft's most recognizable versions of its well-known operating system.
Recently ive decided that Well i should upgrade this computer. This method edits the iso image of the operating system, so you'd have to reinstall Windows back onto your machine. But when I entered my Windows 7 Professional key that I got from Dreamspark. I think it could not have gone any better? Using this feature, you can easily upgrade to a higher edition without loosing your data and installed programs. That way, you get to take advantage of extra features while keeping your current programs, files, and settings intact. Can I upgrade to business and then upgrade to windows 7 professional? Read through these steps as you go since each prompt gives you valuable information on what exactly you're installing.