Upgrade Windows® XP to Windows® 7 in Sony® laptops
Do you Want to upgrade Windows XP installed on your Sony laptop to the Windows 7 operating system?
Windows XP is one of the best operating systems that Microsoft has ever created. This OS became extremely popular as it is light on system resources and simple to use. However, over time many better operating systems have come up. If your Sony laptop is operating on Windows XP, it is highly recommended that it is upgraded to the latest Windows 7 OS. Windows 7 would make your Sony laptop more stable and secure than Windows XP. This is because older Windows XP specific malware and threats would not be able to infect Windows 7 system and cause damages. Windows 7 comes with many features such as Windows Defender (security software), Windows Gadgets, Windows Aero, Windows Search, and the two-way firewall. If Sony laptop users upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7, they can all make use of these as well as many other features on the OS. Windows XP installed on your Sony laptop can be upgraded either via online methods or using installation disk of Windows 7 OS.
Following details give users more information on tips to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7:
- Remove malware
- Find drivers
- Check compatibility
When upgrading the Windows XP installed on your Sony laptop to Windows 7, users are advised to ensure that all malware have been removed from the system. Presence of malware at the time of upgradation would cause corruption of the OS. Sony laptop users are therefore recommended to install and scan the system thoroughly with the help of an updated antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus.
Your Sony laptop has many internal components such as graphics cards, video cards which would require specific Windows 7 drivers. All Sony laptop users upgrading from the Windows XP to Windows 7 are suggested to find all the correct drivers for Windows 7 prior to the installation and have them ready for installation. Finding the correct Windows 7 drivers mean that users would be able to install them as soon as the installation is over so that system can be readily made fully functional.
All Sony laptop users upgrading from the Windows XP to Windows 7 are recommended to check the compatibility of Windows 7 OS with the system. Sony laptop users can make use of the Windows 7 upgrade advisor for this purpose. The upgrade advisor would give out detailed information regarding the compatibility of the Windows 7 with the laptop so that if some components such as memory have to be upgraded, users can upgrade the components and then install Windows 7 OS.
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