Free Upgrade to Windows® 7 in Dell®
What are the tips for free upgrade to Windows 7 in Dell ?
Windows 7 Operating System offers new features and applications that enhance your entertainment, security, and productivity. This new Windows Operating System provides powerful features with the power and elegance of a Dell computer. It can create amazing user experience. A new Dell Windows 7 system can change one's notion about productivity, entertainment, and efficiency in a computer. Various features like New Libraries, Jump Lists, Windows Search functions etc make this OS distinct and special. Now, Microsoft is presenting Free Windows 7 upgrade under the Windows 7 Upgrade Option Program. The licensed end users of selected Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System editions can obtain an Upgrade license for the suitable Windows 7 edition at reduced or no additional cost if the users meet program qualifications. The upgrade media would be product edition and version-specific and correspond to the qualifying product edition and version. For example, a language version of the Windows Vista product upgrades to the same language version of the Windows 7 upgrade software. Dell provided customers an option for free upgrade to Windows 7. It was valid only for a specific period. In order to upgrade Windows 7 in your system, you must have the corresponding Windows Vista OS in your system.
Following are details regarding free upgrade to Windows 7 in Dell computer:
- Minimum system requirements
- Using Windows Anytime Upgrade
- Updated drivers
Minimum system requirements
While upgrading to Windows 7, ensure that your system meets the minimum system requirements. This is required for the successful working of Windows 7 in your Dell PC. The system should have at least 1 GHz of 32-bit or 64-bit processor, 1 GB of RAM, 16GB of hard disk space, and support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128MB memory, DVD-R/W Drive, and Internet access.
Using Windows Anytime Upgrade
Windows Anytime Upgrade is used to add more features to the Operating System and thereby enhance the performance of your Dell PC. For this, you need the upgrade key. This facility is not available in all the editions of Windows 7. But it is not possible to upgrade the 32-bit version of Windows to 64-bit or vice-versa.
Drivers are essential for the communication between hardware and the Operating System. While upgrading the Operating System, you need to check whether it works with the current drivers. You could check for the updates by using Windows Update. The Windows Compatibility Center has direct links for downloading the drivers of your system. Upgrade the drivers which the system supports.
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