Upgrade Windows® 7 in Toshiba® X500
The specifications of Toshiba X500 include Intel Core i7Processor 720QM of 1.60 GHz, On-Die L2 Cache of 6MB, 1333MHz FSB, Mobile Intel PM45 Express chipset, DDR3 Random Access Memory, Hard disk drive capacity of 640GB with 7200 rpm, and NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M Graphics Controller, etc. It runs on Windows Vista Home Premium operating system by default. The Windows Vista has many advanced features but some users prefer the latest Windows 7 in Toshiba X500. This is because Windows 7 is much faster and advanced than Vista. This article is about upgrading Toshiba X500 from Windows Vista to Windows 7.
- Upgrade Windows 7
- System requirements
- Activate Windows 7
Upgrade Windows 7
You need to choose the version of Windows 7 you need to upgrade to. You must have an authentic copy of Windows Vista. You could buy the upgrade license of Windows 7 and then you need to start the installation. You need to choose Upgrade when you are prompted. Then the default Windows Vista Home Premium in your Toshiba X500 would be upgraded to the corresponding version of Windows 7.
There are some minimum system requirements for upgrading Windows 7 in your Toshiba X500. These system requirements need to be met in order to run all your programs and files successfully in Windows 7 Operating System. The main requirements are 1 GHz or faster 64-bit or 32-bit processor, 1 GB RAM for 32-bit or 2 GB RAM 64-bit, 16 GB hard disk space for 32-bit or 20 GB for 64-bit, Graphics device from DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.
After upgrading your Toshiba X500 to Windows 7 Operating System, you need to activate the copy of Windows 7 in your system. In order to activate you are required to have an Internet connection or you could even activate online. You need to enter the product key and register the copy of Windows 7 with Microsoft. After the activation you could configure the settings.