Here is the step by step guide for how to install windows 7 in your computer. Before installing windows 7 you must check whether your computer is compatible to windows 7 or not. Here is the list of minimum requirements to install windows7. You must check these requirements before installing windows 7. So this will guide you the right way to install Windows 7 what you should do the moment your install completes.
- 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- At least 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
After checking these requirements, you must create a backup of your important file before installing windows 7. Now its important to know that from which device you are going to install windows 7. the first step will be different for different devices like from USB/Flash drive, DVD or direct from computer.
Step 1 (From DVD) : Insert your windows 7 DVD in your DVD drive and re-start your computer. after few second, you will see this type of screen.
Step 1 (From USB Drive or Direct from Computer) : Go to windows 7 folder and double click on setup.exe file which will be in windows 7 folder. After clicking on setup.exe file there will open a blank screen asking to press any key to continue. you just need to press any key from your keyboard to continue the setup process. after this you can see this type of screen asking for the language of windows you want and also the time and country for the next step of installation. After selecting these things, simply click on next button.
Step 2: Click on the install now button for the further process of windows 7 installation. By clicking install now button, you will be redirect to the installation process of windows 7.
Step 3: By clicking install now button, you will see a screen asking to follow the terms and conditions. Your just need to check the box for terms and conditions and then simply click on next button.
Step 4: By clicking next, you will see a screen asking for which installation do you want. Simply click on Custom installation. By upgrade installation your can upgrade your windows 7.
Step 5: By clicking custom (advanced), you will see a screen asking for the drive in which you want to install your windows 7. Simply select the drive in which you want to install your windows7 and click next button.
If you want to format any disk while installing, select drive option (advanced), select the drive your want to format and click the format button to format that disk.
Step 6: After selecting the disk in which you want to install windows 7, click the next button and windows 7 begins installing itself in the drive you have selected. This process will take 10 to 30 minutes and will start several time itself. After the installation is finished, you will see a screen asking for computer name and password. Simply fill these thing according to your need. After this, you will see a screen asking for product key.
Step 7: Fill the product key as it is written in your DVD or leave it blank if you are installing trial version of windows 7. After this, your windows 7 installation will complete and your your windows 7 is ready to use on your computer.