Wake up! Computer Technical Support Sets to Fix Windows 7 Computer Problems
If computer is a body, then Windows is its soul that transcends life into the former. Over the years, Microsoft has tried to make it simpler, more responsive, and full of new possibilities. Loads of features and improvements under the Windows 7 hoods, has made it a choice of millions. The dream that shattered with the Windows Vista saw the twilight finally on the 22nd Oct, 2009. You might have got the essence of its salient features that not only speed up computing but also make it intriguing. Jump Lists keeps your favorite files, folders, and websites around the corner. Snap, Peek, and Shake give you easy (and fun) new ways to juggle all those open windows. Search has gone smarter; you can navigate to favorite documents, pictures, music, e‑mail, and programs in no time. HomeGroup is to let you share files, printers, music, pictures, videos, and documents with other people in your home. Find a quick way to connect your Windows 7 equipped laptop. Finger navigation, is a truly dream come true experience. Whether you want to browse, flip through photos, and open files and folders on a touchscreen PC or want to zoom, rotate and even right-click, do everything with a style.
Still, waiting to upgrade your current PC to Windows 7! Read this PC help article to know about the successful migration. If your current PC runs on Windows Vista, you can upgrade it without getting bothered about system compatibility. Just insert the Windows installation CD/DVD and click on the upgrade option. Note that you can use upgrade media, but you must perform a custom installation of Windows 7, which doesn't keep any of your files, programs, or settings.
Otherwise, say if you have Windows XP or earlier version, then you have to assess Windows 7 system requirements in advance. Download Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from the Microsoft Support site and let it do automatically. General requirements include 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit), 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit), and DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver. For additional features regarding games and advanced graphics you may have to think for more upgrades for optimal performance.
At times, you may get the error message "0xC004F061" when trying to activate Windows 7, it means you're using a product key for an upgrade version of Windows 7 and a previous version of Windows wasn't on your computer when Windows 7 was installed. So, don’t format the drive if you are opting for the upgrade. If you are stuck in the problem then install your previous version of Windows, and then reinstall Windows 7. Some trivial issues related to sound and audio, network connection, printer, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 installation, Windows Mail, Outlook Express and others may also crop up, that require a bit of troubleshooting to upgrade drivers and configure respective features. Getting compatibility problems with older programs? It may happen, but don’t get panicked as you can choose for the Windows XP Compatibility Mode, and fix those.
However, if you are not comfortable with the Windows 7 related issues, there is nothing to worry about. Go with online computer technical support. Experts can help you over the phone or can take the remote access of your system. Don’t believe on any of the service provider; instead go with a specialist usually those that come under the domain of Microsoft Certified Partner network. Their experts are well trained and hold Microsoft’s Certification in terms of software troubleshooting. They will make use of the industries’ best remote software and diagnostic tool to troubleshoot and fix computer problems.
Kellymarion - About Author:
As a senior computer technical support engineer at Techvedic, the author offers out-of-the-box PC help service remote support to global customers for issues related to hardware and software. Moreover, he has a passion to write articles and blogs related to computer support, so as to empower consumers to fix computer problems on their own.
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