in-place upgrade

in-place upgrade

The installation of an operating system or application on the computer without removing the older version first and without saving any data beyond normal precautions. In-place installations of operating systems have a tendency to cause problems, especially if the new version is very different from the previous one. For example, in-place upgrades are recommended when migrating from Windows Vista to Windows 7, but not from Windows XP. In that case, a "clean install" is recommended, whereby all user data have to be saved externally and restored after the installation, and all applications have to be re-installed. Contrast with clean install.
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With the upgrade to Windows 10, all Commands had to decide if they wanted to do an in-place upgrade for computers already deployed, or buy a lifecycle replacement to implement new hardware.
Best practices for performing an in-place upgrade to Windows[R] 10 Creators Update RS2 with BestCrypt Volume Encryption can be found here:
Using the official media creation tool, it's possible to perform a clean reformat and in-place upgrade. This guide will tell you how to successfully complete either path.
After a year of fine-tuning, the in-place upgrade for Windows 10 now works most of the time, but experience suggests that some fine-tuning is generally needed after the event.
If you have an enterprise agreement that entitles you to version upgrades, it may be worthwhile to determine whether an in-place upgrade will provide new discovery-related features.
We expect application issues to start appearing with XP around 2012, so there is still time to do the migration, but they need to start testing Windows 7 now." Whether consumers will upgrade their PCs rather than buy new ones is another matter, especially since upgrading from XP requires a reinstallation rather than an in-place upgrade. But Jeremy Fennell from DSGi, which operates PC World, Currys and Dixons, says pre-orders for Windows 7 have been 15 to 20 times bigger than for Vista.
Although Microsoft has not gotten the green light from EU antitrust regulators that the so-called browser ballot screen scheme will be accepted, it was confident enough in its chances to back away from a Europe-only edition.<p>Windows 7E and the ballot screen are two concessions Microsoft has made this year in an attempt to prevent antitrust officials from levying fines or demanding more significant changes to the company's practice of bundling IE with Windows.<p>Because Windows 7E could only be offered in a so-called "full" version that required a clean install -- an in-place upgrade would have left IE on users' PCs -- Microsoft had planned to sell only those full, or non-upgrade, editions in Europe, but at the upgrade versions' prices.<p>That will change as of Sept.
That's because Vista allows an in-place upgrade from XP (something Windows 7 doesn't support), and Windows 7 offers the same for Vista users.<p>I'm lazy and impatient.
To help with the process, Red Hat offers tools, including in-place upgrades, which helps to streamline and simplify migrating from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
The 'always-on' nature of Cloudera SDX services means that newer clusters can be created and stood up next to old clusters, often eliminating the need for in-place upgrades and permitting a gradual transition of workloads without downtime.