In this guide I will show you how to install the Windows 7 OS. In our previous post How to configure the BIOS we configured the BIOS to boot from CD/DVD-Drive. So we should be configured and ready too boot from the Windows 7 CD/DVD.
Step 1 – Insert the Windows 7 CD into your disk drive.
Step 2 – Next during startup you will see press any key to boot from CD….
Step 3 – Choose your language and time format and click the next button.
Step 4 – Click the Install now button
Step 5 – Click the I accept the license terms checkbox and click next.
Step 6 – Click on the unformatted hard drive usually Disk 0 and click new then apply.
Step 7 – When prompted Windows might create additional partitions click the ok button.
Step 8 – When prompted where to install Windows click disk 0 partition 2, and then click format.
Step 9 – When prompted the partition might contain recovery files, etc. Click the Ok button.
Step 10 – Click the next button.
Step 11 – Windows will begin to unpack and install the files needed. ( Be patient drink coffee )
Step 12 – When prompted click the restart now button or wait 10 seconds. (Note – your computer will restart this time do not Boot from CD!)
Step 13 – When prompted enter a User Name for your administrative account, and Computer Name, then click the next button.
Step 14 – Type in a password and hint for your administrative account.
Step 15 – Type in your Windows product key, or click skip and do it later.
Step 16 – When prompted for Windows settings click the use recommended settings button.
Step 17 – Review your clock and make any adjustments needed then click the next button.
Step 18 – Here you can choose a WiFi network or Home Network for your internet connection, and click next.
Step 19 – Your Windows configuration and setup is completed, wait and drink more coffee as your desktop loads.
Congratulations on your newly installed Windows 7 Operating System.