Upgrade Lenovo® laptops to Windows® 7 from Windows® XP
Are you interested in upgrading you Lenovo laptop to Windows 7 from Windows XP? Read on to install Windows 7.
Windows 7 is the latest OS from Microsoft and if your Lenovo laptop is operating on Windows XP Pro, it is highly recommended that users upgrade the OS to latest Windows 7 OS. Upgrading to Windows 7 has many advantages as system would become more stable and secure than when it was operating on Windows XP Pro. It is recommended because older types of malware that exploit vulnerabilities in Windows XP would not be able to do so with Windows 7. Windows 7 would also extract better performance from the hardware components on your Lenovo system. With upgradation, Lenovo laptop users could also avail extensive support for Windows 7 which means that any issues with the use of Windows 7 can be easily solved with the assistance from Microsoft. After upgrading to Windows 7, Lenovo users would be able to make use of features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Gadgets etc. The Windows XP Pro installed on your Lenovo laptop can be upgraded to Windows 7 using online methods or using the installation disk of Windows 7.
Below mentioned gives users more information regarding tips to upgrade Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 in Lenovo laptops:
- Remove infections
- Check compatibility
- Source drivers
When upgrading Windows XP Pro installed on your Lenovo laptop to Windows 7, you must make sure that the system is totally free from all kinds of infections. Presence of malware within the system at the time of upgrade might cause corruption of the upgrade process and render your Lenovo laptop unusable.
Before upgrading Windows XP Pro to Windows 7, Lenovo laptop users must check the compatibility of the operating system with the computer. This can be done using the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Utility. The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor utility would provide users with detailed information about the compatibility of the hardware components as well as software on the system and if some of the components of the system have to be upgraded, the upgrade of the necessary components must be done before the upgradation of the OS.
All Lenovo laptop users upgrading from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 are suggested to source the drivers for the OS before starting with the upgrade. Windows 7 would require specific drivers and having the required drivers at hand and ready for installation would ensure that they can be easily installed on the system as soon as the upgrade process is over so as to make the system fully functional.
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