How To: Upgrade to Windows Vista

Let’s face it, you must want those semi-transparent windows or whatever, because they keep showing them to us. Look, look, “special windows!” Ok, awesome. But how do you get Vista onto your Windows XP machine? Can you even upgrade? Will your computer even run it?

Lifehacker points us to ExtremeTech. They’ve got answers to these questions and more, and we’ll remind those of you who got a new computer over the holidays…you might be eligible for a free or discounted copy of Vista. Yay?—MEGHANN MARCO

Upgrade from Windows XP to Vista [ExtremeTech via Lifehacker] [photo: likeyesterday]