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Some folks who apparently have a pile of operating systems discs have proposed that one could upgrade from XP to Vista, then from Vista to Windows 7, but I think that's insane.
Most PC experts will recommend you start fresh and "pave" your machine anyway.
Given that your PC or laptop is probably quite old, it may not just be time to upgrade Windows, but also the hardware itself - we'll get to this later.
Windows 10 is the latest version from Microsoft, and there are new features in the free Creators Update.
If you do decide to update to Windows 10, you'll have to do a clean installation as there's no way to upgrade and keep your files, settings and programs.
It isn't a limitation of Windows 10 but of XP: even if you wanted to upgrade to Windows 7 from XP you'd have to wipe your hard disk and start again.
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