Although, Microsoft has been improving the upgrade process with Windows 10, there are always chances that the upgrade will fail, and to avoid any problems, you should make sure to have a full backup of your system that you can use to roll back if anything happens.
Luckily, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 come with the System Image Backup tool to create a backup of your entire computer.
Sometimes connected devices can be the reason why your system fails during the upgrade.
Use these steps to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7: After the installation completes, you’ll need to go through the easy out-of-box-experience (OOBE) to finish setting up Windows 10, and then you’ll once again see your familiar desktop and every new feature included with Additionally, make sure to use Device Manager to check that every piece of hardware is installed correctly on your system, reinstall your antivirus, and any other software you uninstall before the upgrade.
Before starting the upgrade process, it’s recommended that you uninstall any software, such as antivirus, security software, and old third-party applications that may prevent you from successfully upgrading to Windows 10.
You should also disconnect any hardware connected to your computer, including printer, phone, camera, external hard drive, and other USB peripherals.
Step 5: On this screen, you need to enter the product key.; microsoft.support = microsoft.support
To successfully upgrade to Windows 10, you’ll also need to be running the latest version of your current operating system, in this case “Windows 7 Service Pack 1”.We recommend you have at least 20 GB of free disk space on your Windows XP drive.