Easy Steps to Upgrade Windows 7 OS

Upgrading Windows

  1. It is always recommended to take a backup of windows before upgrading to Windows 7.
  2. Insert the Windows 7 DVD which you purchased. Double click the setup file and start the installation process.
  3. Note down the product key which is printed on the back side label of the DVD.
  4. Windows 7 will start loading the files and a status bar will be shown. After this the basic configuration window will be displayed.
  5. Select the ‘Language to install’, ‘Time & currency format’ & ‘Keyboard & input method’.
  6. Click ‘Next’. Select the Operating system which you want to install (x86 or 64 bit) architecture. Click ‘Next’.
  7. Click on ‘Install now’ to start installing Windows 7. The ‘End User License Agreement’ window is displayed. Select ‘I accept the license terms’ checkbox and click on ‘Next’.
  8. Select ‘Upgrade’ option. The drive option will be displayed. Select the drive on which you want to install Windows 7 and click ‘Next’.
  9. The ‘Installing Windows’ screen appears. Wait for this installation process to complete. Your computer might restart several times during this process.
  10. After the installation process is complete the ‘Set up Windows’ option is displayed.
  11. Type a username and the computer name for your PC. Click ‘Next’.
  12. Type the password if you want to setup for your windows or click ‘Next.
  13. Type your Windows product key and select ‘Automatically activate windows when I am online’ option. Click ‘Next’.
  14. Click on ‘Use recommended settings’ and click ‘Next’.
  15. Select the appropriate time zone, date & time settings. Select the type of network to which your computer is connected.
  16. The installation of Windows 7 is complete. The system will restart and you will get a login prompt to login to Windows.
  17. Check all the user account profiles and the data from your previous windows. If all is good and done properly than the upgrade is successful. Enjoy your Windows experience.