Windows® Vista Reinstall
Do you want to install Windows Vista on your system? Read on
Windows Vista is one of the best operating systems that Microsoft® has ever released. This OS has won the appreciation of millions of users worldwide for its user friendly features and advanced security options (like two way firewall). Elegant interface and thousands of applications from Microsoft® and other developers are an added advantage. In order to get maximum performance from any machine, installation of Windows Vista Operating system is a must. Although installation of Windows Vista is relatively easy, there are a number of issues that could come up during the installation process. These can include operating system getting corrupt, system not able to boot, hardware failure due to excessive load on the processor etc. System getting infected with a bad malware, accidental deletion of system files by user, OS corruption by some other reason would all require Windows Vista operating system to be reinstalled.
Following details give users more information regarding tips to reinstall Windows Vista on their computers:
- Make sure that the operating system is genuine
- Data backup
- Power backup
- Adequate time
Make sure that the operating system is genuine
First and foremost thing while reinstalling Windows Vista® operating system is to make sure that the copy of the OS is original. Pirated or cracked versions that are available for download on the Internet might have malwares or viruses within them to cause harm to the system or spy on the user’s activity. Installation with these versions can cause many problems to the system including leaving the computer inoperable.
Users should back up all important data to a separate media before reinstalling the system with Windows Vista®. Reinstalling replaces all data and user files which were present on the system. User preferences should also be backed up so that the system can be restored easily to the same condition as before the reinstall.
Reinstalling of Windows Vista Operating system would require all of the drivers to be reinstalled. It is, therefore, recommended that users back up driver data before reinstallation. As certain drivers might be hard to locate and install again, it is always advisable that driver backup be made on a separate media so that they can be installed easily after the reinstall of the Operating system.
Reinstalling of Windows Vista would take a long time. Users should make sure that adequate power backup is available before the start of the process as interruptions during the reinstall process can make the Operating system corrupt and can render the computer inoperable.
As mentioned above reinstall process of Windows Vista would be a little time consuming because of the size of the OS. This size is because of the graphical interface and security features included. Users should allow the installation process to take the required time without disturbing it. It is also noted that users often confuse the installation process taking time to the process being stuck. Disturbing the process should be avoided at any cost.