Most of its elements closely resemble its predecessors but are far better, positive, and efficient than those. It runs very smoothly compared to XP and Vista as well as its taskbar and other elements use very slightly less screen real estate.
Overall Windows 7 is a great choice of operating system for everyone. Though Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 are newer versions of this operating system, people still love Windows 7’s functions and features.
Windows 7 is available in the following editions:
- Windows 7 Home Premium– the standard version installed with most home PCs.
- Windows 7 Professional– typically installed on business computers and includes all the Home Premium features as well as additional features.
- Windows 7 Ultimate– the most complete version, having features such as BitLocker data protection and additional language support.
How to Reset Windows 7?
There could be many reasons why you might want to reset Windows 7 on your computer. If you wish to install or activate it on your device, follow the simple steps:
(Note: before you start with Windows 7 reset process, make sure you have following things ready with you).
- Your windows product key.
- A secure internet connection.
- Sufficient data storage on your computer, USB or external drive for the download.
- A blank USB or DVD with a minimum 4 GB of space- if you want to create media.
As we all know, Windows 7 doesn’t have the built-in refresh and reset options like Windows 8/8.1. Therefore, you have no other way to restore your computer to factory settings unless you have a manufacturer-provided install media or recovery disc.
Also, do not forget to read the System Requirements.
Steps to activate Windows 7:
- Start your computer.
- Press and hold the F8 key for few seconds.
- At Advanced Boot Options, choose Repair Your Computer.
- Press Enter.
- Select a keyboard language and click
- If prompted, log in with an administrative account.
- At the System Recovery Options, choose System Restore or Startup Repair only if this option is available.
- Select to either create a Back up now, or you can Skipit and continue the factory reset without backing up any of your current files.
Its networking capabilities are pretty good considering its age, and security is still strong enough to beat any version of Windows. In other words, you can still use Window 7 with confidence for work, play, and more.