Windows® 64-bit laptop
What are the system requirements and ways of installing Windows 7 64-bit version in your laptop?
Windows 7 64-bit versions are designed to take full advantage of the increased RAM and multi-tasking capabilities of 64-bit PCs. 64-bit version provides faster performance than 32-bit version. It supports multitasking. Thereby, your laptop could perform more programs or program modules concurrently. The 64-bit version of Windows Operating System handles large amounts of Random Access Memory more effectively than a 32-bit system. In order to identify the version (32-bit or 64-bit) for your Windows 7 Operating System, you need to select the Start button and open Control Panel. From the options in the Control Panel, you need to select the System and Security option and System option. It would display the option for your Windows 7 Operating System.
Following points help users with the details on system requirements and installation tips for Windows 7 64-bit version Operating System are:
- System Requirements
- Using installation CD
- Upgrade from 32-bit version
In order to install Windows 7 64-bit version Operating System on your laptop, you need to have a 1 GHz processor which supports 64-bit. Your RAM need to have minimum 2 GB memory space. 20 GB hard disk space is needed for the 64-bit version. Also, your system need to have DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Using installation CD
You could get the installation CD for the Windows 7 64-bit version Operating System from the official reseller. After inserting the installation CD, you need to boot from CD. Before starting the installation process, you need to check whether you have a valid product key or not. By following the instructions in the installation wizard, you could complete the process of installing Windows 7 64-bit version Operating System in your system.
If your system runs in Windows 7 32-bit, it is better that you need to upgrade the 32-bit version to 64-bit version. (Windows Anytime Upgrade) WAU is an upgrade method offered by Microsoft. By using this function, you could reduce the upgrade time as it needs around 10 minutes for the upgrade process. You only need to purchase the license to upgrade to another version of Windows 7. License could be downloaded by going directly to the official website.
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