How to Use Add Hardware Wizard in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is a new Operating System released by Microsoft. If you like to make your computer system a bit more personal and independent of traditional settings, you can use the Windows 7 Operating System on your computer. Windows 7 offers advance backup and restore feature for the data safety. By using this feature, you can schedule the backup so it will be done automatically. Windows 7 has become the featured Operating System of Windows with several great new features and visual enhancements. Windows 7 offers performance ahead of earlier versions of Windows for iTunes encoding, photo shop CS2, image processing and 3D gaming testing. Windows 7 supports 64 bit feature, it can handle larger amount of information in comparison to the 32 bit Operating System.
Following points explains the Add Hardware wizard in Windows 7 and also about the adding and removing hardware in Windows 7 Operating System:
- Add Hardware wizard
- Adding hardware
- Removing hardware
Add Hardware wizard
The Add Hardware wizard in Windows 7 does a good job in handling the details of installing new device drivers. After you have installed a new hardware device to your system, if Windows doesn't detect the device, run the hardware wizard to solve the problem. To open the Add Hardware wizard, choose start, select control panel, click on the ‘printers and other hardware’ option and click the ‘Add Hardware’ tab. Then there appear the Add Hardware wizard.
Most Windows based computer systems let you to add extra hardware to extend the computer system’s capabilities. Some hardware fits inside the computer and some plugs into existing connectors on the back of the computer into which you plug external equipment. After you add the device to your system, you need to configure Windows to use your new hardware. In order to add a hardware device, set any switches and jumpers on the new equipment as needed. If the card goes inside the computer, install the card turn on the computer and tell Windows about the new equipment.
To remove a hardware device from your system, finish and save any projects associated with the hardware device you are going to remove. Exit out of the corresponding programs that interface with the hardware. Open the device manager utility and search through the device type categories for the hardware device. Then right click on the hardware device you want to remove and select the uninstall button from the pop- up menu. Turn off the computer and remove the hardware device from the computer.
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