Updating xp to 7
You can send your data to a network location; in this example we're choosing an external drive.
Image your drive again with Macrium Reflect so you have a backup of your new Windows 7 machine.
This is a 1.2GB ISO file that offers XP users a wealth of "missing" features sorted into categories such as Support, Applications, Games, Multimedia, Power Toys, Downloads, Hidden Options, Tablet PC and Media Center.
View the screenshots below to see some of the features it can add to XP.
It will give you one last chance to check compatibility. A warning box will alert you that you're going to lose your old version of Windows and your old files will be saved in C:/And Windows will commence installing. Launch the device manager by pressing Start and typing Device Manager in the search box.
If you're sure you don't need that, go ahead and click "Install now." It will ask if you want to go online and get updates. Your computer will reboot a few times and eventually the Wizard will return, this time running in Windows 7. If you see yellow exclamation points, those devices have driver issues.