Prevent Freezing of Windows® 7 Installation
Get to know more about Windows 7 freezing problem during installation and tips to resolve the issue
Windows 7 is the endorsed operating system for personal computers, laptops, desktops and other business and home users. Windows 7 is highlighted with many features which simplifies your everyday tasks by home group, Windows live essentials, new Windows search, snap, jump lists and taskbar. Windows 7 has several new features like Windows touch, play to option, remote media streaming, improve touch and handwriting recognition, superior performance on multi-core processors, kernel advancements, improved boot performance, support for virtual hard disks and DirectAccess.
Below are issues that cause Windows 7 installation freezing problem and tips to resolve the issue:
- Less RAM
- Scrawny Processors
- Truncated Hard Disk Space
- Tips to Resolve Windows 7 Installation Freezing
The specific random access memory (RAM) is required for the installation of Windows 7 operating system in your system. Insufficient RAM would lead to freezing of Windows 7 installation. Windows 7 operating system is available in 32-bit and 64-bit version. The 32-bit requires minimum 1 GB RAM while the 64-bit needs 2 GB RAM for the installation of Windows 7.
If the processor incorporated in the system does not support Windows 7 operating system, then the freezing of the installation happens. The implemented processor should be capable of running the BIOS software to load the operating system installed in the system. The 32-bit and the 64-bit Windows 7 operating system require the 1 GHz x86 and 1 GHz x86-64 processors respectively.
The freezing of Windows 7 installation occurs if your hard disk drive doesn't have enough free space for installing Windows 7. The 32-bit Windows 7 requires a minimum of about 16 GB free disk space and the 64-bit needs about 20GB free disk space for Windows 7 installation. The requirements for Windows 7 installation are graphics card support and a good optical drive.
Before Windows 7 installation, check all the system requirements like processor speed, RAM facility, graphics card, optical drive and the free hard disk space. Disable the security programs if installed and then you should disconnect the external devices connected to the computer. Ensure that all the installed programs and applications are up to date. Through the command prompt, scan the hard disk and fix the error if it appears. Use genuine source for the installation.
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