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Can I upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 without losing files?

Best answer: Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 without losing files. You only need to use the Media Creation Tool to perform an in-place upgrade.

To make sure that the upgrade goes smoothly, make sure to upgrade using correct version. For instance, if you’re running Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate, make sure to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. If you’re running Windows 7 Home, Home Premium, or Starter, then make sure to upgrade to Windows 10 Home.

Here’s a video with the walkthrough instructions to preserve your files after the upgrade:

You can find more details, in this guide.