Microsoft Will Provide the jump from Windown XP, Vista and 7 to Windows 8: Microsoft is considering several options to allow Windows users to upgrade their computers to Windows 8. The Redmond want users of earlier versions of the operating system, XP, Vista and 7 – are passed to the new version without this implying any loss of information of data stored on their computers.
Windows 8 promises to revolutionize not only the world of desktop PCs but also of the ‘tablets’. The final version will arrive, as planned, this fall but the Redmond have gone ahead how will this version thanks to the Preview Release. Microsoft wants all users to enjoy this experience, not only on new devices but also in the current so it is looking for ways to make it as easy as possible.
Many users of earlier versions, like XP, Vista or Windows 7, do not update their computers for fear of losing all the information stored on them to change the version of Windows. Thus, Microsoft plans to release updated packages that do not allow the loss of information to users.
As recorded by ZDNET, Microsoft has thought of several options to perform these updates. On the one hand, users who have installed Windows 7 Starter version, Windows 7 Home Basic and Windows 7 Home Premium will keep tools, personal files and applications installed when you upgrade to Windows 8.
On the other hand, users who want to upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows Vista SP1 will pass your personal files and system tools, while earlier versions of Vista users who have installed Windows XP will be available only in Windows 8 their personal data.
However, there will be some limitations, such as the 32-bit versions may not pass the 64-bit versions.