Updating xp to windows 7
Most PCs that run XP should run Windows 7, but the Upgrade Advisor will tell you for sure. If you can run Windows 7, you need to purchase the software.Because XP to Windows 7 (or Windows 8) is not a single-step upgrade, you'll need to do a fresh install, so you need a full copy of Windows 7.When it's done, the wizard will tell you how much space the data will consume.
When you run the wizard, Easy Transfer scans each user account for settings and data.3) Use the Windows Easy Transfer utility (described below) to backup your XP-based documents and other data.4) Make sure you have access to the application installers you will need.Alternatively you can download Windows 7 from some vendors.Either way make sure you get a 32-bit version, unless your PC is a 64-bit system which is unlikely for an XP PC. (You could also see if you want to install Windows 8.