Tips for installing Windows® 7 in Acer® Aspire One
How can one smoothly install Windows 7 in Acer Aspire One? What are the things that one should take care of and what are the major snags in the installation process?
Acer Aspire One is a compatible laptop with advanced features. It provides respectable performance and a long battery life. The laptop is equipped with Intel Atom processor, Intel 945GSE Express chipset and Intel 82801GBM (ICH7M) I/O controller. The Operating System available on this laptop is Windows XP Home. It is an 8.9 inch wide screen display laptop with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. It also consists of High-definition audio support, two built-in stereo speakers, and MS-Sound compatible and built-in digital microphone. It has one-year International Travelers Warranty. It also supports wireless connectivity. When your system is infected by viruses you need to install a new Operating System by uninstalling the existing Operating System. If the installation procedure is not completely done, it would hamper the proper working of the Operating System. If you do not have a proper power backup it can disrupt the installation procedure.
The following are the common issues that might come up while installing Windows 7 in Acer Aspire One laptop:
- Loss of necessary information
- Power loss
- Compatibility issues
Loss of necessary information
When you install the Windows 7 Operating System in Acer Aspire One, one of the main issues that might occur is data loss. The installation procedure would cause the loss of driver files and personal files installed in your system. Before doing installing, you have to back up all the data. Removable media could be used for back up. Floppy, Disk, Tapes, CD-R and CD-RW are available for back up.
Another common issue while installing Windows 7 Operating System in Acer Aspire One is power loss. If there is a power loss during the installation process, you could not install the Operating System properly. Also it may consume a lot of time. Ensure that you have a proper power back before installing the new Operating System.
Before installing Windows 7 in Acer Aspire One, you need to check the Windows 7 compatibility, whether it supports the hardware in your system. Your system needs to have all the features so that Windows 7 can run on it. If you find that your hardware is incompatible, you should check your hardware manufactures website to download the required drivers for Windows 7.
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