XP Pro 32bit to Vista Business 64 bit


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penciline

This has been asked at least a hundred times, but I found this article that
said it was possible:

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Yes-...indows-XP-to-64-bit-Windows-Vista-56504.shtml

What is the truth of the matter? I once posted a similar question about XP
to Vista in general and the response was it was possible to use the Upgrade
Advisor tool that Microsoft Provides and then an Upgrade tool to switch over
to Vista.

But Vista 64-bit? I have a home server which has a backup of my data. How
can I use the backup to migrate from a 32bit XP environment to Vista 64bit?

Sincerely,
penciline
 
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JS

I don't now if it can be done with Home Server 32Bit
to Vista 64Bit but I would suspect that if you have any
applications installed they would have installed the 32bit
application files and once moved over to any 64Bit OS
would most likely fail to run.
 
C

Catt

Thank you all for the feedback
After reading Jose's post I decided to go to Properties>Start Menu and view
my settings. It was set on "Start Menu" not Classic. So I changed it to
Classic, then I chose customize, in there I clicked on sort.
When I went to Programs it now had 3 columns instead of 4 and they were
thinner in width than before. There are fewer choices now, so I guess
Windows sorted them into folders?
Speaking of "folders'' , how do I create a folder in the Programs list like
Elmo suggested? Or am I misunderstanding? Does he mean just to create a
folder on the desktop and drop the programs in there?
TIA, Catt
 
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Anteaus

In view of the imminence of Windows 7, I would hang fire on any upgrade.

Hardly any point in having to repeat the process in a few months. Plus, if
the betas are anything to judge by, W7 is a quantum improvement on Vista.
Hell, I'd happily use the W7 beta as my desktop, I wouldn't touch Vista if
you paid me to.
 
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penciline

So Anteaus, you're saying that in Windows 7 it might be possible to migrate
to Win7 64 bit from the Windows Home Server backup files? I guess I'll have
to wait and see. (It doesn't matter right now anyway because I don't yet
have the hardware--the pc--to do the transfer.)
 

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