Windows 7 finally re-included one function that originally exists in Windows XP (with Secondary Logon service enable), but been removed in Windows Vista, and that is Run as different user. Instead Windows Vista users have to make use of RunAs.exe console tool or the ShellRunAs shell extension from Windows SysInternals as a workaround to launch programs as a another different user.
When upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7, some systems may encounter failure to upgrade error which causing computer to go into continual and endless reboot or restart cycles. Considering many Windows XP users may use Windows Vista as stepping stone to in-place upgrade XP to Windows 7, the Windows 7 upgrade failure and perpetual reboot cycle consequence may cause many inconvenience.
This post will cover a way of making sure all your information gets copied from your Windows XP install to your Windows 7 install. There is no real way of upgrading but if you follow these instructions all you wouldn’t be able to tell that you can’t upgrade XP to Windows 7.
This post will go over how to get Call of Duty 4 (COD4) working on Windows 7. I never had any issue with this on vista how ever if you are having some issues with COD4 on Vista you might want to try the Windows 7 COD4 Punkbuster fix.
This post is all about my experience with my upgrade of my main desktop machine. It is also my main gaming machine so I will go over what to expect with the upgrade.