Tip 1: How to install windows 7 64-bit

main difference of Windows 7 64-bit by 32-bit version is the ability to use more memory.This greatly speeds up the work with large files and increases performance while running multiple applications and frequent switching between them.For many modern games require at least 6-8 GB of RAM, and to work with three-dimensional graphics or video editing will require about 16 GB of memory.

System Requirements and preparations for installation of WINDOWS 7 64 bit

to install on your computer 64-bit version of Windows 7 is required:
- x64 processor with a clock speed of at least 1 GHz
- at least 2 GB of memory (RAM)
- at least 20 GB of free hard disk space
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver version 1.0 or higher
- all the parts of your computer or laptop must support the operating system of this type. Comfortable for minimum hardware requirements should be increased at least twice.And if the system has less than 4 GB of RAM, install Windows 7 64-bit does not make sense.

To find out whether it is possible to install Windows 7 64-bit on your PC, open the "Control Panel" and select the tab "Performance Information and Tools."In the window that opens, click on the item "Display and print detailed information about the performance of your computer and the system."Here, in the "System" will indicate the type of system used, as well as provides information about the 64-bit version of Windows.

When working on Windows XP right-click on the icon "My Computer" and select "Properties" from the context menu.If the "System" is written «x64 Edition», then you can safely install 64-bit Windows.Otherwise, download free from Microsoft Upgrade Advisor Windows 7 and run it.

If your computer is running a 32-bit version of Windows, upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit can not be, required a complete reinstall.So be sure to:
1. Write down all the settings of access to the Internet: a way to connect to the network, IP address, network mask, Wi-Fi access, and so forth., As well as the computer name.
2. Save all important files and settings to an external drive or a network folder.
3. download from the manufacturer and save on an external drive all the necessary drivers (video, sound, network card).Remember that the device drivers that were released on Windows x86, will not run on 64-bit systems.
4. Most 32-bit applications will run on Windows 7 64 bit, but they will have to be reinstalled.So make sure that you have the distributions and product serial number.

Install Windows 7 64 bit

Insert the computer boot DVD or USB flash drive with the recorded installation files Windows.Reboot the system.The moment you start the computer, press the function key to enter the BIOS.Most used keys Del, F2, but there are other options - F10, F11, Esc, Ctrl + Alt + Esc.If something does not work, you can refer to the instructions on the motherboard.In the BIOS you need to set the boot priority to your boot drive: Boot Configuration Features - Boot Device Priority - Firs Boot Device - CD / DVD ROM / USB-HDD (when installing from a USB drive).Settings that determine the boot order may also be under Advancedsettings («Advanced settings").Section title and menu items may vary slightly from the above, depending on the version of the BIOS.Save the settings and exit the BIOS. in new computers, you can open the boot menu without entering the BIOS.When the press F8, F9 or F12, depending on the version of the BIOS.If the keys do not work, refer to the documents on the motherboard.

If everything was done correctly, you will see a string Press any key to boot from CD or DVD.Press any key, such as "Space".System installation will begin, and at the bottom of the monitor bar appears Windows is loading files ....After extracting the files, you will see the sign and Starting Windows Setup window Windows 7. It is necessary to choose the language and the version of the system you will be installing.The program will prompt you to read the license and accept its conditions.Place a check in front of the "I accept the license terms."Continue installation without it is impossible.

At this stage, you need to select the partition to install Windows.Usually drive 0 Section 1 System.Its size should be at least 50 GB.If your hard drive has not yet been defeated and has a size of 250 GB, then it is better to create another local drive to store your own files.Determine the number and size for the partition, click the "Apply" button. If the system does not see the hard disk, break it into sections independently.When set to are willing to share the problems usually arise.In addition, it may help to switch to BIOS mode SATA controllers to AHCI to IDE.

Now, format the system partition.The installer will warn you that all data will be destroyed.Confirm formatting.This step usually takes place very quickly after the installation starts, which lasts 20-30 minutes.

enter a user name and optionally assign a password and password hint.Next, Windows will ask for a serial number.If you are installing a licensed version, you can find it on the box with the distribution.This action can be deferred, uncheck "Activate when you connect to the Internet."You assign security settings specify the time zone, set the date and time.If the driver of your network card is present in the distribution, and the computer connected to the Internet, the system will prompt you to specify the type of network.You can select "Home", "public" or "workers" network.They differ security settings.If Windows will give a brief description of each of the three options.That's all.Installation of the system is complete.

Tip 2: How to install Windows 7

Installing Windows 7 on a computer or laptop does not differ from the installation of conventional programs.Of course, there are some nuances, but basically the installation process is to ensure that you have to follow the system prompts.
How to install Windows 7
you need
  • - computer;
  • - ROM with the licensed operating system;
  • - CD with drivers.
Prepare to install Windows.Make sure you have a licensed version of the operating system and have a product key, which must be entered during installation.The key is to be pasted on the box with the disc / disc, if you purchased a boxed version of the OS.If you are shopping online Microsoft, the key is the message from a company in your email inbox.Also check for disk driver.If such a disk was not, you may have to download the drivers from the Internet.To do this, go to the manufacturer's website PC / Laptop and the support section to find the necessary.Having assembled the computer or to order your own, you will need to visit the sites of the producers of all the components for correct operation of which requires drivers.
2 Insert the chosen version of Windows in the drive.If your computer / laptop is no disc drive, in advance, prepare a bootable USB flash drive.Record system image on USB-drive suitable volume.Use the program WinToFlash or the like.Insert the USB flash drive ready into USB-port PC / Laptop.
Restart the computer.Go into the BIOS and set the boot priority.Click to download the first carrier from which are going to install Windows.Save the changes and exit the BIOS.The computer will boot from the chosen media (sometimes it will require to confirm the action by pressing any key), the installation process begins.
Select the language in the displayed window.Click "Next".In the next window, click on the "Install" button.A window with a license agreement between you and by Microsoft.Check out the terms and check the box next to the text "I accept the license terms."Again click "Next".In the Select the type of installation, click on the item "Full installation".
Divide your hard disk partitions.Click on the inscription "Disk Configuration" and click the button "Create".Manually specify the partition size and click on "Apply".Create a profile for a system size of 50 GB.The second partition for storing your data remains on the disk takes place.
Highlight for installation and click "Next".Wait for the installation program will copy and extract files, install components and updates.During this time the computer restarts.Do not press until the window asking you to enter your data.Enter the user name and computer name.Further down the order: Enter and confirm the password, enter the serial number, select the security settings, select the time zone.
After rebooting, you will see the desktop of Windows 7. Install the drivers and set the BIOS to boot from the hard drive.Installation is complete.
In some cases, you may need to switch the BIOS mode controller with SATA-AHCI to IDE.

Sometimes, when Windows 7 asks the driver for further installation (if the system does not see the hard drive), you need to install the hard disk controller drivers.
Helpful Hint
Before installation, decide to release and discharge system.

Do not use for the installation of assembly of unknown origin.
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