Upgrading to Windows® 7 Professional from Windows® Vista
Do you want to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional from Windows Vista and need some tips?
Windows 7 is the latest version of operating system released by Microsoft. If you are using Windows Vista operating system, then you can upgrade to Windows 7 to enjoy the advanced features. There are several things that should be satisfied while installing the upgraded version. At first, the base language that is the language of Windows Vista must match with the language of Windows 7 Professional. The system should have the capacity of 9 GB free space. While upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7, the installation takes place on the same partition that Windows vista holds. After the upgradation, all the existing files and application get migrated to Windows 7. You can upgrade to Windows 7 depending on your hardware and current version of your Windows Vista. It can be possible by using the upgrade option during the installation process. You may install Windows 7 by reformatting the computer or upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7.
Some steps that should be noted while upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7 are given below:
- Windows 7 compatibility
- Running Windows 7 CD
- Latest updates
Windows 7 compatibility
Before upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7, you should have to check the system compatibility i.e. if the system satisfies the hardware requirement. For that, you can refer Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor that will give you a clear idea about the installation. The computer must have a 32-bit or 64-bit processor and 1 GB system memory.
Running Windows 7 CD
After checking the system requirements, you can insert the Windows 7 installation CD in the optical drive. If there is no AutoRun, then you should open it from the root of DVD drive. Then, a new window opens for you and then run setup.exe file. After running the set-up file, two options will be displayed ‘Install Now’ and ‘Online Compatibility Check’. First of all, you need to check the system compatibility. After that, you can click on the ‘Install now’ button.
After installing, the next step is ‘Latest updates for installation’. This step is optional. Those who have the latest version of installation file need not have to follow this. If you select this, a window opens for the license agreement. You can accept the license agreement. After that it will ask ‘Upgrade’ or ‘Custom’ and you may choose 'Upgrade'. Then, it will again check for system compatibility. If there is any issue it will get saved on your desktop. Otherwise, it will run successfully.
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