Upgrading Windows® 7 Home Basic Edition
What are the ways and things to keep in mind while upgrading Windows 7 Home Basic Edition?
Upgrading is a process by which a product is replaced with a newer version of the same product. This method is mainly used in computing and it generally means replacement of any hardware or software with a higher version. This process is mainly used to improve system characteristics and also to bring the system up to date. The Windows 7 Home basic Operating System is being upgraded to its higher version Windows 7 Home Premium. The Home Premium version has much improved and advanced features than Home Basic version. It has superior features than Windows 7 starter edition like 32-bit and 64-bit mode support, Windows Internet Explorer 8, Windows Media Player 12 etc.
Tips to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium from Windows 7 Home Basic and points to keep in mind before performing the upgrade process are:
- Check compatibility
- Approach genuine website
- Things to keep in mind while upgrading
If the Windows 7 Home Basic OS used in your system, you could add its premium features or might upgrade it to any of its higher versions like Windows 7 Home Premium. This is done online using Windows 7 upgrade. Before upgrading, users are recommended to make sure that the system is compatible with the new version. This compatibility checking will be carried out by using Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
Approach genuine website
Users are recommended to approach genuine websites for upgrading. Since the downloaded version might contain virus, Trojans and some harmful infections. These might in turn get in to your system and causes harm or damage your system. If you are not approaching the genuine website then the software installed might not be the real version or sometimes might be a corrupted one.
Before upgrading the Windows 7 Home Basic to Windows Home Premium, users might have to keep certain things in mind for error free upgrading process. The system might be free from all sorts of viruses and infections since it might cause malfunctions or improper upgrading. Users are requested to plug in and turn on all the devices that are used regularly, while checking the compatibility. Take preventive measures and also keep a backup of important files and folders.
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