Saturday, January 1, 2011

Windows 7 Installation

Windows 7-2011-01-01-14-59-34 In this tutorial you will learn how to do a new installation of the Windows 7 Operating System. You will need a Windows 7 DVD media with its Product ID.

“Remember to Back Up all of your Documents, Pictures, Music and Video Media into a CD, DVD or External Hard Drive in case something goes wrong during the installation.”


Definitions

Boot up Is a bootstrapping process that starts operating systems when the user turns on a computer system.
Upgrade Installation Upgrade will upgrade to a newer version of Windows retaining all your files, settings and programs.
Custom Installation Custom will install a new copy of Windows by erasing your hard drive.
Partition A logical partition, commonly called an LPAR, is a subset of computer's hardware resources, virtualized as a separate computer.
Logon Screen Is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user.
Operating System An operating system (OS) is an interface between hardware and user, which is responsible for the management and coordination of activities and the sharing of the resources of a computer

Windows 7-2011-01-01-14-58-08 Boot up from Windows 7 DVD media.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-14-58-45 Windows setup will start.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-14-59-17 Select the your language
Windows 7-2011-01-01-14-59-34 Click Install
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-00-15 Accept the license terms
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-00-22 Select
Upgrade Installation
or
Custom Installation

Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-00-22 For this tutorial will be choosing “Custom (Advance)”.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-00-31 Select the partition where the operating system will be installed.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-00-41 Windows will begin its installation.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-12-15 The setup will prompt to restart the system after all the installation files have been copied.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-13-04 The System is restarted
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-13-24 The setup will start the needed services.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-13-36 Setup will continue with the setup.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-17-36 After completing the installation the system will need to re-start.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-18-05 Windows restarts.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-18-35
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-18-46
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-20-12 Now you will be typing your name and giving your computer a name as well.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-21-37 Here you will be entering your password.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-24-07 Now you will be prompted to type the Product key that came with Windows 7.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-24-44 In this screen for this tutorial we will select Use the recommended settings.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-25-02 Here we will select the Time Zone, Date and Hour for your system.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-25-37 Here you can select the type of network where your computer will be connected to.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-25-43 For this tutorial we will be using Home Network.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-26-46 Windows will finalize the setup.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-27-14 The setup will prepare your Desktop
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-28-30 This is what your desktop will look like.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-28-45 Its important that you update your system after installation. After the updates are installed you system will prompt you to restart.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-34-01 The system now needs to shutdown to install the updtates.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-35-17 At this point it will configure Windows with the new updates.
Windows 7-2011-01-01-15-35-28 Once it restarts. you will be taken to the Windows logon screen.

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