Article ID: 5768, created on Nov 20, 2008, last review on May 11, 2014

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To upgrade Windows XP virtual machine to Windows Vista, please,  perform the following operations:

- Open virtual machine's Configuration window by pressing on "Configure" button or by choosing "Configure" option in "Virtual Machine" tab in Parallels Desktop menu at the top of the screen:




- Switch to "General" tab

- Change operating system version from Windows XP to Windows Vista

- Start the virtual machine and initiate the upgrade procedure in a usual way.

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