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Thread: Vista to Windows 7 upgrade install failed

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    Vista to Windows 7 upgrade install failed

    I am currently using Vista SP2 32 bits. I bought Windows 7 family edition. I wanted to make update from vista to 7. The report/ratio of the adviser was good, during upgrade install everything was fine till 63% and then installation started again and i got the error message saying “transfer of the files, “the upgrade towards Windows 7 failed, restoration of Windows Vista .....” Have any idea, what wrong i did here?

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    Re: Vista to Windows 7 upgrade intall failed

    Why you performing upgrade install? you can perform a clean install and applications that you are using in vista will be run without any issue in compatibility mode of windows 7.

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    Re: Vista to Windows 7 upgrade intall failed

    You saying that the report/ratio of the adviser was good. You talking about which adviser? Use this : Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor or is it the adviser integrated into the DVD of 7? From where you bought this installation cd?

    Have a look at this guide for proper details about upgrading to windows 7 : Easily upgrade your PC to Windows 7

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    Re: Vista to Windows 7 upgrade install failed

    To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

    • Restart the computer. Then, your computer will roll back to Windows Vista.
    • Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
    • On the Advanced tab, click Environment Variables.
    • Under System variables, click New.
    • Type MIG_UPGRADE_IGNORE_PLUGINS in the Variable name field.
    • Type IphlpsvcMigPlugin.dll in the Variable value field.
    • Click OK three times to close the dialog boxes.
    • Start the upgrade installation again.


    More : Upgrade stops responding (hangs) at 62% when you upgrade to Windows 7

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