Installing Windows® 7 in Netbook
Get to know more about installing Windows 7 in a netbook
Windows 7 was intended to be a more focused, incremental upgrade to the Windows line, with the goal of being compatible with applications and hardware which Windows Vista was not at the time. Windows 7 is a highly versatile operating system, which includes a number of advanced features like live media steaming, XP mode, fast booting, Blue-ray disk support etc. It comes with 5-6 six themes, different sound effects and colors. Windows 7 is currently available in six versions such as Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. You can install Windows 7 in your netbook to enjoy advanced features and benefits of the product and also for better user interface experience.
Following are the requirements for installing Windows 7 in a netbook:
- System Requirements
- Things to Keep in Mind
A netbook computer is a kind of mini laptop computer that is designed for mobility, wired and wireless online access, word processing and other general office applications. Netbooks usually weigh about 2-3 pounds and feature LCD screens between 6-10 inches. A netbook is the best companion for people on the go who want to stay connected without the need to carry a full sized laptop.
The system requirements for the installation of Windows 7 operating system in a netbook are: You will need to have 1 Giga Hertz or faster processor, 1 Giga Byte or higher RAM, 16 GB of available hard disk space, DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.
You will need to ensure minimum system requirements to enjoy a trouble free installation and post installation use. As your netbook is not provided with a DVD drive, you may need to connect your netbook to an external DVD drive for the installation, or you will need to have a net connection to download Windows 7 directly from Microsoft website. You may also copy the ISO files to a USB drive and install it in your netbook.
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