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This computer has XP. I would like to upgrade to a newer

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This computer has XP. I would like to upgrade to a newer system. What should I upgrade to?

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today.

The hardware for a XP machine won't be able to handle anything other than Vista and possibly Windows 7. Both are going to go out of warranty in the next couple years.

You are better off investing in a new computer, and the only thing new computers come with anymore is Windows 10.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Write your reply here...But for the time I can install and use Windows 7? I need to be able to use this computer for the next few months prior to buying a new one.

you would have to purchase a Windows 7 license to be able to upgrade to it.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I bought one several years ago which was for 4 devices. I only used 2. Would those keys still be good?

yes probably

Do you have a Windows 7 CD?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Maybe, If I can find it. That's what I'm looking for. If I find it, all I have to do is insert the cd and let it up grade and follow the instructions?

yes that would be the steps basically

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