Upgrade Windows® 7 from Windows® XP® Professional
What are the tips to resolve the issues while upgrading Windows 7 from Windows XP Professional?
Windows 7 is a new Operating System from Microsoft Corporation. It comes with a plenty of advanced features. Advanced features include handwriting recognition, support for virtual hard disks and improved performance on multi-core processors. Upgrading of Windows 7 from Windows XP offers number of benefits to you. You can upgrade to Windows 7 in various ways. One way is by using the installation CD, and the other is by downloading the installer from the website of Microsoft. You can also use Windows 7 with your Windows XP as dual boot. If you are going to install Windows 7 as dual boot, you need to ensure a lot of things. Sometimes you may face issues while upgrading the Windows 7 from Windows XP Professional and you can get help and support from Microsoft for fixing this.
Following are the tips to resolve the issues that can occur while upgrading Windows 7 in your system:
- Compatibility issues
- Memory issues
- Tips to resolve
You may face compatibility issues while upgrading, if your system is not compatible with the Windows 7. To install Windows 7 in your system, your system should meet the minimum system requirements. You can check the system requirements from official website of Microsoft. If your system does not satisfy the system requirements, you need to upgrade your system hardware.
You may also face issues if you do have the specified amount of main memory. You can also face issues, if you do have the enough hard disk space in your system. You need to have a 16 GB of free space in order to install Windows 7 in your system. You also need to have a 1 GB of RAM.
You need to ensure the compatibility of the Windows 7 professional to your system before going to upgrade it from Windows XP Professional in your system. If you are going to install Windows 7 as dual boot, you need create two partitions in your system. You also need to ensure the quality of the installer. Always try to use a good quality installer. You should remove the viruses from you system before upgrading.
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