Upgrading Windows® XP Pro to Windows® 7
Do you want to upgrade your system from Windows® XP pro to Windows® 7? Read on.
Windows® XP Pro is one the most popular operating systems by Microsoft®. The manufacturer came up with Windows® 7 to satisfy users who needed more resources. Windows® 7 is packed with a lot of features and options. Its high graphical interface and advanced security features make it the most secure of all the operating systems. Since Windows® XP Pro has been out in the market for a long time, malware agents and hackers find security loopholes to infect your system. There are many issues that can come with upgrading from Windows® XP Pro to Windows® 7 such as data loss, hardware issues because of drivers, operating system getting corrupt, etc.
Following are some of the tips that help you to overcome the issues that might occur while upgrading your system from Windows® XP Pro to Windows® 7:
- Recovery CD
- Check with system manufacturer
- Use original version
Normally, it is recommended that you keep the recovery CD of Windows® XP Pro during the upgradation process. This is to ensure that even if some issues come up with the installation of the new OS, system can be always rolled back to the previous state of function.
Check with system manufacturer
Before upgrading the system from Windows® XP Pro to Windows® 7 you are advised to check with the manufacturer of the system. Windows® 7 being a very graphic intense operating system might require graphics card updates to function properly. If the system is relatively old, there might be heavy load on the processor due to the OS.
When you are upgrading from Windows® XP Pro to Windows® 7, the Operating system must be checked for authenticity. As there are a large number of pirated versions on the market, it is important that you chose the original OS so as to avoid problems. Cracked or pirated versions might contain malware or harmful virus that can damage your system.