I need some advice please.
My gf wants to buy and install WIndows7 on her machine (a Dell studio 1535). Now, it has windows vista on it, so I was wondering whether there could be any issue with replacing it with WIndows7. Unfortunately it is not my own laptop so I don't feel too good to mess around with it before knowing that it is fine.
If it is ok to do that, what would be the procedure? the usual one, get hold of windows7, install it (will probably format the HD anyway) and that's it, or is there anything in particular I should watch out for?
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Firstly, look up the model number of her laptop on the Dell website and see if there is any information about driver compatability for windows 7.
Secondly, windows 7 install won't format the drive by default. You need to click on advanced drive options to do it. Formatting the drive …
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and perhaps finally (!) microsoft knowledge base gives a lot of advice and help on going from Vista to win 7,
the 64 bit is faster and just as stable and can access huge amounts of memory! It also defaults to 32 bit if unable to run 64 bit but …
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