Upgrade to Windows® 7
What are the guidelines for upgrading the current Operating system to Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest OS release from Microsoft. Windows 7 comes packed with many features and options that can cater to the needs and requirements of all kinds of users. Enhanced Graphical User Interface (GUI), revamped Windows gadgets, in-built security software (Windows Defender), two-way firewall etc are some of them. Windows 7 is very unique and different from previous versions of Windows based Operating Systems (like Windows Vista). Aero peek (that lets users make the active window transparent to view other tasks), better and advanced task bar etc. are some of the main differences between Windows Vista and Windows 7. If your computer is operating on an older version of Windows OS like Windows Vista, it can be easily upgraded to the latest Windows 7. Before upgrading the OS, users can also backup all information on the present OS, so that once the upgrade is complete, the data can be put back to the system. The backup of data can be created using the default backup utility provided with the Windows Vista (or any other Windows OS for that matter). Users can also make use of separate software to create backup of data or simply copy essential data to a data storage device like an external hard disk or USB mass storage device.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information about upgrading the current OS to Windows 7:
- Better performance
- More stable
- Increased security
Upgrading from an older version of Windows OS (like Windows Vista) to Windows 7 would drastically improve the performance of the system. Windows 7 was designed to make up for all the flaws in previous versions and contains many bug fixes. As Windows 7 does not consume much of the system resources (requires only 7.4 GB unlike Windows Vista’s 13.3 GB) and this OS also does not load countless unwanted services on system start up thereby maximizing system performance.
Windows 7 is much more stable than previous versions of Windows based Operating Systems such as Windows Vista. Major system improvements have gone into developing Windows 7 which means that system would be less susceptible to crashes and other issues which would greatly improve the overall reliability of the system. The increase in stability also increases the life of the internal components of the system such as hard disks.
Windows 7 has many advanced security features. Windows 7 has been designed such that malware that were capable of infecting older versions of Windows OS such as Windows Vista would not be able to infect and cause damage to the system. The increase in security means that users can be free to explore the wide possibilities of Internet and also perform tasks such as online bank transactions without worrying about malware and hackers stealing private information.
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