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I have an annual geek Squad contract computer service. I

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I have an annual geek Squad contract for my computer service. I have a laptop running windows Vista. I want to upgrade to a newer operating system. According to Microsoft windows 10 is not compatible with my laptop but windows 7 is. How can I get it upgraded to at least windows 7? Where can I get a copy of windows 7? Microsoft no longer has it for download.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Barun replied 1 year ago.

Hi, and thank you for asking your question.

You may purchase a brand new Windows 7 installation disk online from Amazon, using the following link:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H09BB16/ref=s9_al_bw_g65_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-3&pf_rd_r=0FDYRH9H68Q2GRY6JTRX&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=2058553682&pf_rd_i=1286119011

Having gotten the disk, you just need to boot up your system with the installation disk inserted and follow the on-screen directions to install Windows 7 accordingly. Please note that you will only be able to carry out a FRESH installation of Windows 7 - it will not upgrade over the previous Vista installation, so you will need to make sure to back up your files first, before installing Windows 7.

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