Re: Is Vista SP1 and other Vista updates necessary before upgrading to Windows 7?
Hi, Curious - and Gary.
Thanks for the correction.
R. C. White, CPA
San Marcos, TX
Microsoft Windows MVP
Windows Live Mail 2009 (14.0.8089.0726) in Win7 Ultimate x64
"Curious" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> No you don't
> "Gary Mount" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> You do not have to have it activated.
>> "R. C. White" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Hi, MAT.
>>> All that is required to qualify for the upgrade is to have a qualifying
>>> system installed and activated. It is not necessary that the qualifying
>>> system be up to date - or even bootable.
>>> R. C. White, CPA
>>> San Marcos, TX
>>> Microsoft Windows MVP
>>> Windows Live Mail 2009 (14.0.8089.0726) in Win7 Ultimate x64
>>> "MAT" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>> Is Vista SP1 necessary or recommandable before upgrading to Windows 7?
>>>> Many people these days is upgrading from Windows Vista preinstalled on
>>>> the PC to Windows 7. In case of a complete recovery it's necessary to
>>>> reinstall Windows Vista and then upgrade to Windows 7 (if you have
>>>> bought an upgrade and not a complete Windows 7 version).
>>>> Yesterday I did a complete recovery and did a reinstallation of Vista
>>>> After installation of Windows Vista I have so far done approximately
>>>> 100 Windows Vista updates and is now continuing with SP1.
>>>> I have a Windows7 upgrade and plan to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows
>>>> Could I had saved time upgrading directly from Windows Vista in the
>>>> original edition without all the other updates before upgrading to
>>>> Windows 7, or was, and is it correct to take this detour?