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Managing Your Operating System Upgrade

Download the upgrade software that matches your computer (32-bit or 64-bit). See how to install the upgrade from your current operating system.

Important:

Faculty and Staff must purchase this software.

You will receive email from Kivuto OnTheHub when you download or purchase this software.

Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7

You cannot upgrade directly from Windows XP to Windows 7. See Microsoft’s Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 tutorial.

Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7

Upgrade directly from Windows Vista to Windows 7. See Microsoft’s Upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7 tutorial.

Installing Windows 7 on Your Macintosh

Building a New Computer

If you build a computer from scratch and it is not loaded with an operating system:

  • You are not allowed to use the UB Windows Upgrade to install Windows
  • You must buy a full version of Windows

Use of this product for system building is prohibited by Microsoft and UB. The Windows Upgrade product is required to be registered and activated to ensure it is legally obtained and installed.

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