Tips to install Windows® 7 Ultimate using ISO files
Learn about the different methods that can be employed to install Windows 7 Ultimate using ISO files. What are the pros and cons of using ISO files.
Windows 7 Ultimate is one of the most versatile and powerful edition of Windows 7. Windows 7 Ultimate combines remarkable ease-of-use with the entertainment features of Home Premium and the business capabilities of Professional, including the ability to run many Windows XP productivity programs in Windows XP Mode. The main feature of Windows 7 Ultimate is it is more personal. It redecorates your desktop with fun new themes, slide shows, or handy gadgets. It comes with performance improvements. Windows 7 has many features that make the Operating system more convenient to use. An ISO file is commonly known as ISO image, which contains the entire content of a disk. It stores the content in an uncompressed format.
Following are the advantages, limitations, and tips to install the Windows Operating system using ISO file:
- Advantages of ISO file
- Limitations of ISO file
- Tips to install Windows 7
Advantages of ISO file
An ISO file is a disk image or it is an archive file of the digital media. The first advantage of using an ISO image as an installation media is that it would greatly increase the speed. The ISO image could read at a much higher speed, almost 10 times faster than any of the best physical CD-ROM drives. An ISO image doesn't get scratched or break easily.
Limitations of ISO file
There might be issues with burning of ISO files to CDs, DVDs etc. You have to buy CDs, DVDs etc, which costs you money. In contrast, you have to take only few portions from ISO file and then burn to CD. Since an ISO is a 'archive' or 'container' or file, you would need a program which could unzip them in the same way as you do with zip file.
In the first step you need to download the ISO file for Windows 7 Ultimate. For Windows 7 it would be more than 2 GB. After downloading tit you have to extract that. For doing this you could use WinRAR. After you have extracted this ISO, you would see a bunch of files and also folders. Enter the product key and then the OS would be installed in the system. You could also burn this ISO file into the DVD.
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