In this article we are going to teach you how to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8 legally. Upgrading to Windows 7 to Windows 8 will move all your data and data,
but the only problem is that your programs and applications will be deleted and you will need to reinstall them after you upgrade.
After updating Windows, some of the extra files from the previous Windows will remain in the backup memory, which we will teach you how to delete these files.
There are two installation methods for Windows 8.
Method One: Boot up and install your PC with Windows 7 DVD . Or, from within the Windows environment, install Windows individually using Custom and then Clean Install .
Method Two: If you have Windows 8, you can upgrade from 1 to 2 using the Upgrade option during installation without any problems with the previous Windows installed programs. Below we will teach you this method.
How to Upgrade Free to Windows 7 to 8:
Tutorial on updating from Windows 7 to Windows 8:
Before you get started:
Before backing up, back up your images, documents and other important information.
Since you need to reinstall all your programs and software, make sure you have a list of all software license keys.
Manually confirm the Windows 8 system update.
Upgrade to Windows 8.0 by Upgrade Assistant:
Microsoft is renting, downloading, and installing Windows 7.1 through its website. Then download and run Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant . It’s a free tool from Microsoft that can scan your PC’s hardware, software and peripherals. If your system is successful at running Windows 8 then there should be no problem with running Windows 8.1. If a malfunctioning problem is also found, usually upgrading one or two software drivers will solve the problem.
After finding compatible items or parts that need your attention to fix the problem, just follow the upgrade assistant instructions. The program will give you the option to purchase the version you want to download and install. While prices for Microsoft products are set a bit, Microsoft is offering discounts to students and releasing their Pro version at $ 1.99.
In this section you will be asked for billing information and then you will receive the product key.
Be sure to get this code and save it, as you’ll need to reinstall Windows 8.0 a little later. You will also need to enter product code during the installation steps of the upgrade assistant.
Then start downloading Windows 7.1. After you finish, you can see a page that allows you to create physical media. It is recommended that you do this to obtain a physical copy.
Follow the installation wizard, and after agreeing to the terms of service, the process will continue as with Windows 8 upgrades to Windows 7.1. Your computer will restart several times during installation.
Once the upgrade is complete, run Windows Update again, where you will find several new updates for the new operating system that you can install. Then install the desktop software you need. In fact, now is the time to make the right decisions about installing the programs you need and get rid of programs you never used.
Windows 8.1 is more compatible with Windows 8 than the first version of Windows 8, including the start button and also has built-in subway removal settings.
If you have upgraded your Windows to the second method, Upgrade , your previous Windows will upgrade to Windows 8. But after completing the installation process, some of the extra Windows files still remain on the hard drive and occupy a significant amount of space.
How to Remove Extra Files After Windows Update
Press Win + R to open the Run window.
In the Run window, type cleanmgr and press Enter .
In the popup window, select the drive where Windows 7 is installed and click OK .
And In the next window, click on the Clean Up System Files button.
Next, select the Previous Windows installation option and click on the OK button to delete the extra files left over from the previous Windows installation .