Windows 7 is a fairly successful Microsoft worldwide operating system because of the stability and security better than Microsoft’s XP brother. Although Windows 10 has appeared, users are not ready to give up Windows 7 to upgrade. If you are still loyal to Windows 7, knowing how to install Windows 7 is a very necessary trick.
This article, Ticswipe.com will guide you by how to install Windows 7 from USB step by step on your computer effectively.
Overview Windows 7
What do you need to prepare to install Windows 7?
Before starting to install Win 7, you need to prepare:
- Windows 7 Installer DVD: This disc you can buy from disc stores or find and download the Windows 7 installer on the Internet as ISO and burn it to a blank disc.
- USB containing the Windows 7 installer: To create Windows 7 installation USB, you can see the tutorial.
Empty partition with at least 20GB of space
For computers that want to reinstall Windows 7, you need to back up the old Windows installation drive (usually drive C) and another drive (D or E, ..). Because when you install Windows 7, all the old drive data will be erased, you cannot recover.
System requirements to install Windows 7:
- CPU: 1GHz larger
- Ram: larger than 1GB
- HDD: 20GB larger
Should choose Windows 32bit or Windows 64bit
Windows 32bit and Windows 64bit are not different on installation, but you need to choose the correct Windows version to increase your computer hardware performance. For computers with less than 4GB RAM, you should install Windows 7 32bit, and for computers with more than 4GB RAM, you should choose and install Windows 7 64bit version.
How To Install Windows 7 From USB Drive
After you have prepared and mastered some knowledge of Windows, you can proceed to install Windows 7 through the following steps:
Step 1: Boot the Windows installation DVD or USB
After removing the disc or inserting the USB containing the Windows 7 installer, you need to boot these devices from the computer by the following way: When the computer starts to boot, choose the key depending on the model:
Sony Vaio: Go to Boot Menu> press F12 HP - Compaq: Select Boot Menu> press F9 Lenovo - IBM: Select Boot Menu> press F12 Dell: Select Boot Menu> press F12 Acer - Emachines - MSI - Gateway: Select Boot Menu> press F12 Asus: Select Boot Menu> press ESC
For desktop computers
Try to choose the keys F8, F9, F10, F11, F12 (Usually F12). When you choose the correct one, the interface on the screen will appear a menu as shown below:
Step 2: How to install Windows 7 on a PC or Laptop
Then you select the USB or DVD drive that you choose to install. After a few seconds, the Win 7 installation interface appears.
Interface language setting and typing. Leave the defaults and select Next
At the Install Windows interface, you will see 2 options:
- Install Now: To install Windows 7, please click here.
- Repair your computer: You will select this option if the operating system Windows 7 is using has a system error. Repair you computer can help you fix Windows system errors.
Select Install Now to install Windows 7
Interface select the version of Windows 7 appears. Here, you can choose to install Windows 32bit or 64bit version depending on your hardware configuration.
Select I accept the license terms >> Next
Interface next, you choose to Custom (Advanced) to install new Windows 7.
Interface to select the partition to install Win 7 appears.
- If the partition you are trying to install does not contain data (blank), select Next to continue the installation.
- If you partition contains old data, you need to select Driver Option >> Format the partition name you are trying to install Windows 7.
In this example, partion 2 was data format and was selected to install Widows 7
Then the process of installing Windows system data and computer will take place. Please wait a few minutes.
When done, your computer will reboot
You proceed to name a user for your computer.
If your installer has included a key, enter the Windows 7 key here.
Select Use Recommended Setting for Windows 7
Select the Time zone
Meanwhile, the Windows 7 interface appears on the computer.
At this point, you have successfully done install Windows 7 for a Laptop or PC already! It’s simple, right!
So you already know install Windows 7 from USB flash as above, right? Do you have success with the above tips or if you still have any other problems while doing so, don’t forget to share with us in the comments below!