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upgrade windows vista pavillion 9000 laptop towindows 10

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I need the complete steps to upgrade windows vista Pavillion 9000 laptop to windows 10

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@Chicagone 

To Upgrade means to change the older OS for a newer one while retaining accounts, settings, user data, and applications -- this is what is known as an Upgrade Path from one OS to another.  There is no Upgrade Path from Vista to Win10.  The existing OS has to be Windows 7 or newer.

 

With this old an OS, you would have to boot the PC from Win10 install media and install the OS afresh.  You will lose EVERYTHING in the process.

 

In addition, a new OS like Win10 is unlikely to have drivers that will work with Vista-era hardware, so even if the install succeeds, which it probably will not, it is very likely that some of the hardware, most likely the video, will not work and there will be nothing you can do to fix that because there are no HP Win10 drivers for the Vista era PCs.

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