How and from Where to Install Windows® 7?
Get your Windows 7 installed with minimum effort.
As Microsoft prepares to launch Windows 7 on October 22, people are getting more and more curious about the prospect of the new operating system. But they are confused about how and from where to install the OS.
Follow the steps to install Windows 7:
Step 1 Visit Microsoft websites in order to download Windows 7. You are required to sign in with your Windows Live account or any MSN Hotmail, MSN Messenger, or Passport account. After that you will have Windows 7 Beta 32-bit Product key. Click download at the link at the bottom of the page. The file size should be around 2.43 GB so you need a fast Internet connection. Once you are done with downloading, you will have a single ISO file that you need to be burned using any data burning software.
Step 2 Put the CD in CD-ROM and reboot the system in order to start the setup. Press any key when Windows Prompt that boot from CD. After the media loads the first setup screen will come up for Windows 7. Select the Language, Time & Currency, and Keyboard or input method here. Select Next to proceed with the setup.
Select Install now from the center of the screen. Look over the EULA then select I accept the license terms from the check box below. Select Next to proceed. On the “Which type of installation do you want?” screen select Custom (advanced). Next you have to decide where you will install the Windows it could be any drive. After that you will see Installing Windows screen. The set-up will go through the process here and copy files, expand files, install features, install updates and complete the installation. Do not interrupt the set-up give it some time. It will take around 45 minutes and can be same as Vista setup. Enter your User & Computer Name when prompted then select next. Enter your Product Key. Select your update settings. Change Time & Date settings, if necessary, and then select your Wireless network from the list and security key if applicable. Select your computers current location.