Solved Windows 7 upgrade Tags: Hardware Windows 7 Windows XP Last response: May 7, 2012 7:18 PM in Windows 7 Share expat January 12, 2010 6:23:46 AM hi , i have instaleed windows 7 on my pc using windows 7 upgrade recently. my question is this if i upgaded my hardware say my hard disc for instance and need to reinstall would i have to reinstall windows xp first? More about : windows upgrade mi1ez a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2010 6:47:22 AM As far as I know it will ask for the XP product key, but won't require it being installed first. m 0 l anonymous1 a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2010 2:38:05 PM I would use the backup function in windows 7 and make a system image to be restored when needed. m 0 l Related resources radeon9200se upgrade for windows7 - Forum Upgraded to Windows 7, looking for good memory suggestions to upgrade. - Forum Can I "Upgrade" Windows 7 to Window 8.1 ? - Forum I am trying to upgrade to Windows 7 from Windows XP. - Forum gpu not detected after windows 7 upgrade?? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution number13 a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2010 3:10:38 PM or ghost the drive maybe easier Share expat May 7, 2012 7:18:32 PM Best answer selected by expat. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI want to upgrade windows xp to 7 or 8 but which one to buy? Forum SolvedWindows 7 Anytime Upgrade De-Activated My Windows Key? Forum SolvedUpgrade Old eMac powerpc g4 (3.3) to windows 7 and replace internals? Forum SolvedNo sound after Windows 7 Upgrade from XP, Gateway 7200x Forum Solveddowngrade windows 8 using windows 7 upgrade media and win 7 upgrade product key Forum Solvedhow do you upgrade to windows 7 for free on a dell inspiron 1525 Forum SolvedUpgrade from windows xp to windows 7 w/ OEM disc-no coa Forum SolvedWill it be Possible to upgrade from Windows 7 to 9 Forum SolvedUpgrade from Windows 7 32 Bit to Windows 8.1 64 Bit Forum Solvedupgrading windows 7 (pirated) to full copy of windows 8. not the upgrade. Forum SolvedWhat happens if i use a windows vista ultimate upgrade disk on windows 7 Forum SolvedHave to do fresh install with Full Windows 7 and upgrade Windows 8. Can I skip 7? Forum Solvedsmooth upgrade of mobo and CPU that will allow Windows 7 install to keep working Forum SolvedShould i upgrade from xp to windows 7? Forum SolvedUpgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !