Reinstall Windows® 7 On Lenovo® Laptop
About the points to keep in mind while reinstalling Windows 7 on Lenovo laptops or desktops
The re-installation of the Windows 7 Operating System on the Lenovo laptops and desktops include some process to follow along with some precautions to be taken. The user should have the installation CD and the product key while starting the reinstall process. The system should be free from all kinds of issues like the virus infections, previously installed softwares and applications etc. Also the Windows 7 Operating System previously installed on the system should be removed or uninstalled. The reinstall option is chosen by the user if the Operating System currently running on the Lenovo laptop or desktop causes severe issues. The damage of the existing OS also causes the user to reinstall the Windows 7. The user can perform either the repair install of the Windows 7 without removing the OS software on the system or can perform the clean reinstall. The power options should be better to perform the reinstallation since the loss of power during the process causes issues. If the Internet connection is available on the system, then the user can download the latest updates for the Windows 7. Follow the process and steps for the reinstall appearing on the screen after inserting the CD.
Discussed below are some problems that may occur while reinstalling Windows 7 on Lenovo systems:
- Lost the product key
- Cannot copy the files
- System freezes
Lost the product key
The user would be provided with a product key while purchasing the installation CD for the Windows 7 Operating System or while downloading the same. The product key should be found on the CD case itself. The key would be a long series of numbers on the CD case along with the bar code format. The installation can be completed without the product key. But the user should activate the Windows 7 within 30 days using the product key. Else the Operating System stops working.
Cannot copy the files
While reinstalling the Windows 7 Operating System on the Lenovo laptops or desktops, the user experience issues with the copying of the files from the installation disc. If the system cannot copy files, then the process stops. One among the cause of the issue would be the damaged or corrupted CD. The scratches, dirt etc upon the CD also prevents the user from copying the files. The CD drive on the system can also be a reason for the issue. The virus actions on the system also cause the issues like cannot copy the files while reinstalling the Windows 7 OS.
The system freezes issue occurs upon the system while any of the hardware or software on the system causes incompatibility with the Windows 7. If the system freeze occurs while the reinstall process, wait for some time to see whether the process will continue. Check whether the hard disk is working by ensuring the light is on. The antivirus softwares, external storage devices inserted to the system, sound cards etc should be removed from the system before the reinstall process. The hardware issues also cause the freezing issue with the reinstall. Format the hard disk in such cases.
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