By Harry McCracken | Friday, May 8, 2009 at 11:27 am
If you’re contemplating trying out the Windows 7 Release Candidate but are worried about system requirements and compatibility issues, check out the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor that Microsoft released in beta form today. It scans Windows XP and Windows Vista machines and responds with a report about whether their system specs are up to running Windows 7, along with whether any drivers or applications are likely to cause trouble. It also alerts Windows XP users to the fact that they can’t install 7 on top of XP and will have to do a fresh install.
After the jump, a few images of the Advisor in action: