How To: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 In Parallels


For whatever reason, you might have not updated your Windows virtual machine to Windows 10 yet. Maybe the tiles from Windows 8 turned you off, maybe you have programs that are only supported in Windows 7? Whatever the reason, you might want to take advantage of the short window we have left to get the free upgrade to Windows 10 (July 29th is the cut off date).

Before you panic though, you will still have access to your Windows 7 virtual machines even if you upgrade one of them to Windows 10! So why not do it now while it’s free, and keep one of these for when you DO need the latest edition? Don’t worry about it, I’ve got step by step instructions on how you upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 in Parallels Desktop for Mac.

Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 In Parallels

Step 1:

You want to start out on the right foot – trust me, doing these steps now will save you a lot of time and headaches in case anything goes sideways in your installation down the road.

Step 2:

With all of that ground work out of the way, there are a few more things you need to have ready.

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Step 3:

 

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Step 4:

Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 in Parallels

 

Just make sure you get it all done before July 29th! Comment below or tweet to us if you have any questions with this process!

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