What To Do When Windows 7 Freezes Booting?
A lot is anticipated from Windows 7 by many of us. Several people may point out that Microsoft has learnt some lessons from Windows XP and Window Vista launches. We are still facing the old set of issues that we came across in the earlier windows operating system. One major issue we came across from our users is that Window 7 freezes while booting.
This issue is normally because of the USB connection problem, therefore what you need to do is to detach every one of the USB cable connections and reboot the system. As soon as the computer completes reboot process, integrate a USB connection and then leave this for some time to find out if this link creates a problem.
You might also wish to reboot your system to find out if this relationship brings about freezing while rebooting your computer. Subsequently, carry on this procedure by connecting as well as removing every USB device individually until you can recognize the location where the hardware disappointment is arriving through. The problem is generally the effect of a wireless computer keyboard or even computer mouse or dongle. However, it can be the other device as well.
In the event you have observed that the issue is originating from wireless keyboard and mouse then you will have to examine your computer to find out that the “USB keyboard and mouse support” is enabled in BIOS setting. If this option is enabled then disable it to solve this issue.
Desktop Preview Enabling Or Disabling In Windows7 Operating System
The latest feature provided by Windows 7 is the Desktop Preview that is also called Aero Peak. The Desktop Preview is actually a feature designed specifically for desktop enhancement functions.
The Desktop Preview allows the user to temporarily minimize those windows that are open, and also make the open windows transparent for previewing what is on the desktop, when the users place their mouse pointer into mouse over that “Show Desktop” bar, which is on the right end of Windows taskbar.
Since the Desktop Preview that is a part of the Aero Peek feature, the Windows 7 should be configured for enabling are turning on the feature of Windows Aero Glass, and it must select a theme provided by Windows.
Process 1: How to Enable or Disable the Desktop Preview through the Taskbar and Via Properties of Start Menu.
- Firstly, right click on Start button after that click on the Properties. The user has to right click on empty space that is present on the Taskbar, after that click on the Properties.
- Then Go to Taskbar tab.
- After that the user will turn on the Desktop Preview, then check or tick the checkbox to enable the option of Desktop Preview.
- For Turning Off the Desktop Preview, the user will have to uncheck or unclick that checkbox for stopping the Desktop Preview option.
- After that click OK
Process 2: Turning On or Turning Off the Desktop Preview from Show Desktop Button
- At first right click on show desktop button that is in the far right side of Windows Taskbar.
- For turning on the Desktop Preview (i.e. the default configuration), the user has to select the Preview desktop that is present in context menu.
- For turning off the Desktop Preview, deselect the Preview desktop in the context menu.
- After that click OK
Set Of Few Illustrated Steps To Support Up-Gradation Of Windows-XP To Windows7
Up gradation from Windows-XP to Windows7 is reasonably easy. An individual is required to posses the necessities on his computer to cope with Windows7 processor requirements.
Once it’s ascertained that processor requirements are likeable with Windows7, and then it’s just a question of how to install or upgrade Windows7?
As a matter of fact, there are several methods to execute this chore and get Windows7 installed on windows XP operating system.
Out of several ways to upgrade Windows-XP to Windows7, the chosen few are as follows:
- Since, it cannot to be over written or get upgraded directly; an individual has to get it installed manually. i.e., uninstall windows-XP from hard drive and establish the clean transcript of Windows7 on hard drive.
- Leave Windows-XP in the drive untouched and install Windows7 on alternate drive and select Windows7 as primary operating system every time PC is restarted.
- Get Windows7 installed on an alternate device such as pen drive, sustain its connection to PC at all times and utilize Windows7 with Window’s-XP as a dual operating system.
However, this trend can be followed until Microsoft confirms any official procedure. Until then, it is required to cope up and follow with the above illustrated steps to upgrade to Windows7.
Successfully Fix The Windows7 Screen Flashing Error
Users of Windows7 might occasionally face some screen flashing errors after optimizing the systems shut down speed. This symptom mostly occurs when the user selects any folder or accesses any web page. The desktop pop up or jumps forward the browser and shows a “Not Responding” message. This error message is always displayed on the corner (top – left) of the window.
The probable reason of this problem is due to optimization of the systems shut down speed. Whenever the user optimizes these changes, the OS faces lack in buffer time and other lacks. This takes the system into the Not Responding mode and the error message is thus displayed.
In order to fix or get away with this problem of screen flashing, the user needs to follow the steps given below:
- Go to the Start Menu
- In the text space of Run, type in “RegEdit”.
- This will run the Registry Editor.
- Delete the following registry keys
- HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop\HungAppTimeOut
Restart your system and the issue is solved.
System Requirements For Windows7
The latest release from Microsoft, the Windows7 RC helps the corporate house take a step ahead to release the Windows 7 Operating System as the final product. Along with the product release, the company has also released the requirements (hardware and software) that will support the latest Operating System from Microsoft.
The system requirements of the final product have been slightly modified with respect to the earlier edition or the trial version of this product.
The hardware requirements (minimum) for supporting Windows 7 is
- 1 GHz 64 bit or 32 bit processor.
- RAM of 1 GB for the 32 bit version and 2 GB RAM for the 64 bit version.
- A minimum disk space of 16 GB for the 32 bit version and available disk space of 20 GB for the 64 bit version.
- A graphics device from DirectX having a driver equivalent to WDDM 1.0
Other than this, if you want to install the Windows Virtual PC and use it, then you need to have the minimum requirements as
- 2 GB RAM
- An additional available disk space of 15 GB
- A Central Processing Unit(CPU) supporting AMD-V or Intel-VT
The above mentioned requirements are for all the versions of Windows 7 Operating System. The requirements are almost same to those required for the Windows Vista Operating System. Therefore upgrading to Windows 7 from Windows Vista is pretty simple and convenient. It doesn’t need much of a system change and thus can be easily done.