Windows® Vista home basic upgrade
Points to remember while upgrading from Windows Vista Home Basic to Windows Vista Professional
Windows Vista Home Basic is an operating system from Microsoft®. Some new features are included with this operating system when compared to its predecessors. The improvement in searching option is the most important. When you type any keyword in the search box, Windows® filters the search results and gives the most suitable results to you. The searching process depends upon the file name, tags or any other properties of the file. You can also use the search folders when you don’t know the correct file name or even part of the file name. This version offers synchronization with other devices such as portable music players and Windows® mobile devices. Some other features such as better security, Windows® photo gallery and parental controls etc are also provided by this version. Like every other software upgradation to Windows Vista Professional also contains some enhanced features. Windows Vista Professional lets you to enjoy more in entertainment. You can search anything from your computer from anywhere. But you have to remember certain things while doing the upgradation:
- Ensure the compatibility
- Remember to backup data
- Recover CD
- Run the antivirus
Ensure the compatibility
Compatibility is the most important thing you need to consider before upgradation. If your system is pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Basic, the upgradation might face some troubles. Since the system requirements are specified for that operating system, the new operating system installation might display error messages and the devices may not work properly etc. So, before doing upgradation ensure the compatibility of Windows Vista professional with all the system requirements.
Remember to backup data
The Windows Vista Home Basic upgradation might remove your necessary files. So, backup of these files also should be ensured before upgradation. This will help you to recover those files.
Create the recovery CD of Windows Vista Home Basic to recover the system if the upgradation fails. Always try to upgrade the operating system from proper website. Otherwise some fault upgradation products might damage some of the hardware and that is not replaceable.
Before upgradation you must do a virus scanning of your PC. After the virus scanning process turn off the antivirus program. Only after upgradation you need to activate that antivirus. Also remember to update the antivirus after upgradation.