Upgrade to Windows® 7 Professional
What are the tips to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7 Professional edition? Also discuss its features.
Windows 7 Professional is a highly featured Operating System. The HomeGroup helps in sharing files and printers on a home network. This feature helps you to connect two or more systems running Windows 7, and HomeGroup makes it easy to automatically start sharing your music, picture, video, and document libraries with other people in your home. Jump Lists is a new feature in Windows 7helps you right to the documents, pictures, songs, or websites you turn to each day. To open a Jump List, you need to right-click a program icon on the Windows 7 taskbar. The search options and the security options in Windows 7 Professional are also good. The user can do their work easily with the available features in Windows 7 Professional.
Following are the details about upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7 Professional:
- Check the system requirements
- Compatibility checking
- Upgradation method
Check the system requirements
The initial step during the upgradation of Windows Vista to Windows 7 Professional is the checking of the system requirements. The necessary requirements that the system should posses to install Windows 7 are 1GHZ or faster processor, 2GB RAM capacity, 16GB space in the hard drive, and the necessary hard drivers. If the system can provide all these requirements, the you can install Windows 7 Professional.
Te next thing that you need to care is the compatibility of the hardware and the software in the system. You can install the upgrade advisor in the system to check the compatibility of the system. The upgrade advisor is software which scans the system completely to verify the system. If the system possesses all the requirements then you will get the proper confirmation from the upgrade advisor. If in other case, you need to upgrade the specifications of the system to posses the requirements of the Windows 7 Professional.
Before you start the upgradation from Windows Vista to Windows 7 Professional, you need to check whether the system satisfies all the prerequisites needed. First connect your system to the Internet so you can get install updates during the installation process. Update your antivirus program, run it, and then turn it off. After successful installation of Windows 7 Professional, remember to turn on the antivirus program, or install new antivirus software that works with Windows 7. If you have a Windows 7 installation package, remember to select either the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7 Professional installation disc, depending on which version of Windows Vista you're currently running. After this you have to find your 25-character Windows product key. You may find it on the installation disc holder inside the Windows package, or in a confirmation e-mail if you purchased and downloaded Windows 7 Professional online. You just need to follow the instructions in each of the page to complete the upgradation.
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