Windows® 7 install slow
What causes the slow installation of Windows 7? How can one speed up the installation process?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System released by Microsoft. The new Windows OS is intended to be very light and runs quickly without huge amounts of RAM. Windows 7 is an efficient OS which could support powerful processor in it. Windows 7 comes in various editions such as Starter, Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate. The Windows 7 incorporates useful and excellent features such as HomeGroup, Windows XP mode, BitLocker, Internet Explorer 8 etc. The minimum system requirements for installing Windows 7 are 1GHz processor (32- or 64-bit), 1GB of RAM, 16GB of hard disk space, DX9 graphics with 128MB, and a DVD-R/W drive. If you do not meet these requirements then the installation process in your system will be slow. Another reason for slow installation of Windows 7 is, programs running in the background consuming a considerable chunk of the available memory. Registry error also leads to slow installation of Windows 7.
The following are the different tips to solve the slow installation of Windows 7 in your PC:
- Meet system requirements
- Registry Cleaner
- Close virtually running programs
Meet system requirements
Sometimes your system might not meet the system requirements for Windows 7 OS. Windows 7 requires specified memory, processor, hardware, etc. for its successful functioning. Therefore check the system requirements for Windows 7 before installing it. If your system does not have enough hardware and memory, then upgrade it so as to meet the requirements.
Another reason for slow installation of Windows 7 is due to the registry errors in the system. The registry errors occur as a result of frequent installation/uninstallation of software and hardware in your PC. Even after uninstalling certain software from the system, the associated file might not be removed from the registry. This will consume lots of memory in your PC. So, it is necessary to remove such errors using a registry cleaner in the system. This software tool will automatically scan and delete the errors in the registry.
The installation of Windows 7 will be slow if programs run in the background of the PC. Certain programs run secretly in the background and consume large amount of memory in the system. Therefore, delete the programs that are not necessary for the system. Disable floppy disk of your PC by changing the settings in BIOS. This will also helps to speed up the installation of Windows 7.
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