Upgrade Windows® XP® in Sony® VAIO JS Series
The user can upgrade Windows XP Operating System in the Sony VAIO JS Series in to any of the editions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. The user might need this Operating System upgradation to improve the Sony VAIO JS Series Computer performance by adding some more features to the system. Both of the higher versions of Windows XP contain additional features. Depending upon the Operating System version, the user need either upgrade option or the custom installation option. If you choose the custom installation option, then all of the details in the hard disk will be removed and the upgraded version will be added to the empty space of the hard disk. But in case of upgradation the file removal will not happen. All the files in the hard disk will be preserved in the system itself. During the upgradation the product key of the Operating System must be entered for the activation process.
- Run the upgrade advisor
- Turn off the unnecessary components
- Ensure the power backup
- Move the user files in to additional storage
Run the upgrade advisor
The upgrade advisor is software used to check whether the Sony VAIO JS Series system is ready to store the new Operating System. The upgrade advisor is different for Windows Vista and for Windows 7. So select the correct upgrade advisor and run it on the system. After the running process, that software will provide you the details of checking. This will check the memory capacity and all other system requirements specified for the upgradation.
Turn off the unnecessary components
If the software such as antivirus are turned on in the system, then those programs might affect the upgradation and thus, you need the reinstallation of Operating System. So it would be better that turn of all such security programs after the full scanning of the Sony VAIO JS Series system.
The power backup of the Sony VAIO JS Series system should also be ensured. If the system is failed to provide the power backup, then upgradation will be stopped. So charge the system completely before upgrading.
If the custom installation option is selected during the upgradation, then none of the files will remain in the Sony VAIO JS Series system. So move the important files in to any of the external storage space before the up-gradation.