Got the urge to upgrade from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7 but are still afraid to jump in?
Those who got Windows 7 pre-installed on a new PC are likely to have little or no trouble with the new system. However, smooth sailing is not a given for every upgrade attempt.
Tech support firm iYogi has put out a list of the top ten problems its customers have encountered making the move from an earlier release of Windows to Windows 7 so far -- along with instructions and tips on how to fix them.
Users' second most common problem occurs when the PC's DVD drive is no longer visible, even following a successful installation of Windows 7, according to the list of problems and the fixes posted on iYogi's site.
Again, iYogi provides detailed instructions -- two different solutions in this case, although the first cure is to edit the Windows registry, which can be a daunting task for non-technical users. The second fix is to use a Windows utility called the Computer Management console to change the drive letter to another and then change it back.
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