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Installing a Windows 10 Operating systemWindows10

  1. Power ON your computer and press ‘DEL or F2’ key to enter the BIOS program.
  2. Go to ‘Boot device priority’ option and configure first boot device to be the ‘CD/DVD option’. The second boot device should be the system ‘Hard disk’.
  3. Press F10 to save the configuration and and ‘Exit saving changes’.
  4. The computer will be restarted. Insert the Windows 7 DVD which you purchased.
  5. Note down the product key which is printed on the back side label of the DVD.
  6. Now reboot your computer again. A prompt will appear on the black screen to ‘Press any key to boot from CD/DVD. Press any key on the keyboard as soon as you see this prompt.
  7. Windows 7 will start loading the files and a status bar will be shown. After this the basic configuration window will be displayed.
  8. Select the ‘Language to install’, ‘Time & currency format’ & ‘Keyboard & input method’.
  9. Click ‘Next’. Select the Operating system which you want to install (x86 or 64 bit) architecture. Click ‘Next’.
  10. Click on ‘Install now’ to start installing Windows 10. The ‘End User License Agreement’ window is displayed. Select ‘I accept the license terms’ checkbox and click on ‘Next’.
  11. Select ‘Custom (advanced)’ option. The drive option will be displayed. Select the drive on which you want to install Windows 10 and click ‘Next’.
  12. The ‘Installing Windows’ screen appears. Wait for this installation process to complete. Your computer might restart several times during this process.
  13. After the installation process is complete the ‘Set up Windows’ option is displayed.
  14. Type a username and the computer name for your PC. Click ‘Next’.
  15. Type the password if you want to setup for your windows or click ‘Next.
  16. Type your Windows product key and select ‘Automatically activate windows when I am online’ option. Click ‘Next’.
  17. Click on ‘Use recommended settings’ and click ‘Next’.
  18. Select the appropriate time zone, date & time settings. Select the type of network to which your computer is connected.
  19. The installation of Windows 10 is complete. The system will restart and you will get a login prompt to login to Windows.
  20. Enjoy your Windows experience! You might want to consider taking a training course to improve your Windows skills, especially if you use a PC for business.