What is Windows Anytime Upgrade?

Windows Anytime Upgrade is the way to upgrade your current edition of Windows 7 to another edition of Windows 7 to get more features. You can use Windows Anytime Upgrade only to upgrade from one edition of Windows 7 to another edition of Windows 7. It's not designed to upgrade from a previous version of Windows to Windows 7.

For more information about Windows Anytime Upgrade, see Upgrade to another edition of Windows 7 by using Windows Anytime Upgrade and Windows Anytime Upgrade: frequently asked questions.


  • Windows Anytime Upgrade isn’t available in all editions of Windows 7.

  • Windows Anytime Upgrade is only available for online purchase in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.