Installing Windows® 7 on Sony® VAIO PCG
Know how to install Windows 7 on your Sony VAIO PCG and find out more about how to get drivers for your system.
Windows 7 is the best OS from Microsoft yet. This OS comes packed with many features and is far more stable and secure than other Windows based operating systems. Windows 7 also extracts better performance from the hardware components on the computer on which it is installed. Sony VAIO PCG is a new generation product that has the latest processors and similar high performance internal components. Sony VAIO PCG is compatible with Windows 7 and the OS can be easily installed on the system. However, in order to function well with Windows 7, specific drivers for Windows 7 would have to be downloaded and installed. Drivers act as the translators between the operating system and the hardware components. Without correct drivers, the hardware components will not function as they would not understand what to invoke and when to do it. Drivers are also essential for the Windows 7 OS to understand the results produced by the hardware components. Sony VAIO PCG users can get the compatible latest version Windows 7 drivers for their systems from the official website of Sony. Sony VAIO PCG users can also get the latest and compatible version drivers by using separate driver related software such as driver Genius/ driver Detective.
Following details give users more information regarding things to keep in mind at the time of installing Windows 7 on Sony VAIO PCG:
- Format the system
- Check OS authenticity
- Power backup
Format the system
Before installing Windows 7 on Sony VAIO PCG, it is recommended that users format the entire hard disk of the system. Even unused partitions of the hard disk must be formatted as they might have malware within them and such malware infections would cause problems during the installation problems. Formatting also removes all traces of data left behind by the previous OS.
Check OS authenticity
All Sony VAIO PCG users installing Windows 7 are advised to check the authenticity of the Windows 7 OS before installing it on the system. Because of the popularity of Windows 7, many websites provide cracked or pirated versions of Windows 7. Such versions should not be installed on Sony VAIO PCG as they might have critical security vulnerabilities or malware such as spyware that would get installed with the OS and cause problems.
When installing Windows 7 on Sony VAIO PCG, it is important that users ensure that the system has enough power backup. The power backup must be able to power the system even if power fails at the initial stages of the installation process. Power related interruptions would cause OS installation to stop and corrupt the OS beyond a state of repair.