Upgrade Windows® XP in Acer® Extensa
Acer Extensa laptop has been designed to cater to the growing computing needs of all types of users. The laptop is available in two different series. The difference in these two series is the processor equipped with the systems. Acer Extensa laptop has been designed to work with any operating system. To achieve maximum performance, you are recommended to install Windows operating system in the laptop. If you are using Windows XP in Acer Extensa laptop, then you can easily upgrade to Windows Vista of Windows 7. Depending upon the version of the operating system to which you want to upgrade, you need to select either the upgrade option or the clean installation option. The option will be asked for during the installation process. After upgrading from Windows XP to any of the higher version, you need to restart the system.
- Compatibility of Acer Extensa laptop
- Updation of software
- Backup of necessary data
Compatibility of Acer Extensa laptop
Acer Extensa laptop must satisfy some basic specifications in order to successfully complete the upgradation process. The specifications depend upon the operating system to which you are upgrading. To check whether Acer Extensa laptop is compatible for the new upgrade, you can use Windows Upgrade Advisor. The software will check all the necessary requirements that the system needs to satisfy. This will also give the reports of the checking. The user just needs to install this software on the system and run it.
Updation of software
The necessary software programs which are running currently in Acer Extensa laptop are to be updated after the upgradation. This will help in improving the compatibility and stay updated. You need to also arrange for compatible drivers for the upgraded version of Windows operating system in Acer Extensa laptop.
If the upgradation fails, then the files in the system may get deleted. Also, if the upgradation option is custom installation, then none of the files in Acer Extensa laptop will remain in the system. So, it is recommended to keep the backup of all of the necessary files on an external storage media.