You’ve come to the right place if you have a Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop and want to install Windows 7. We understand how challenging this process can be, especially if you are completely new to the knowledge gained. But don’t worry; we’ve got your back.
We’ll walk you through the steps needed to successfully install Windows 7 on your Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop in this article.
Before we start, it is important to note that this procedure will require some technical knowledge. If you are completely new to technical procedures, we recommend that you seek the assistance of a professional. Additionally, before beginning the installation, make a backup of all important data.
This ensures that no important files or documents are lost if something goes wrong during the installation process.
Now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s move on to the installation procedure. We’ll begin by going over the requirements for installing Windows 7 on your Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop. Then, we’ll walk you through the steps of creating a bootable USB drive and configuring your laptop’s BIOS to boot from the USB drive.
Finally, we’ll take you step by step through the installation process.
There are a few things you should do before installing Windows 7 on your Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop. This section will go over the system requirements, backup creation, and download the Windows 7 ISO.
Check System Requirements
Before installing any operating system, it’s important to make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements. Here are the minimum system requirements for Windows 7:
|Processor||1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor|
|Memory||1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)|
|Hard disk space||16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)|
|Graphics card||DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver|
Make a backup of all your important files and data before installing Windows 7. This will ensure that no important data is lost during the installation process. You can back up your data using an external hard drive (USB) or a cloud storage service.
How to Download Windows 7 ISO?
You’re ready to download the Windows 7 ISO file after you’ve checked the system requirements and created a backup. You can obtain the Windows 7 ISO file from either the official Microsoft website or a reputable third-party website. Download the correct version of Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) for your computer’s processor.
You’ll be ready to install Windows 7 on your Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop if you follow these preparation steps.
How to Create a Bootable USB of Windows 7
- Download the Rufus on a Windows system.
- Insert a USB flash drive (Rufus will auto-select if a USB device is attached)
- Select the Windows 7 ISO file that you downloaded (Rufus will select the appropriate settings)
- Select FAT32 as the file system.
- 1024 Cluster Size
- To begin creating the media, click the Start button.
- Click Close on Rufus. Your USB is Bootable now.
Windows 7 Installation Process
Change Bios Setup from ACHI to ATA
First, we must switch the Bios Setup from ACHI to ATA. To do so, press F2 to access the Bios Setup menu. Then, in the BIOS settings, select Advanced. Then, under “SATA OPERATION,” change ACHI to ATA. You will be prompted with a warning; click yes. Then, after clicking Finish, select “Save Changes and Reset.”
Boot from USB Drive
The next step is to boot from the USB drive. Insert the bootable USB drive into the laptop and turn it on. To enter the boot menu, press the Esc key when the laptop boots up. Choose the USB drive from which to boot.
Select Windows 7 Edition
Select the Windows 7 edition you want to install after the laptop boots from the USB drive. Choose the one that relates to the product key you have.
Enter Product Key
Enter the product key for your Windows 7 edition when prompted. Make sure to enter it correctly to avoid issues later on. You can also skip Product Key for now.
Accept License Terms
Read and accept the license terms to proceed with the installation.
Choose Custom Install
On the next screen, select the Custom Install option. This will allow us to format the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows 7.
Format Hard Drive
On the next screen, select the hard drive you want to install Windows 7 on and click on the Format button. This will erase all data on the selected drive, so make sure to back up your important files before proceeding.
Install Windows 7
After formatting the hard drive, click on the Next button to start the installation process. The installation may take some time, so be patient and do not turn off the laptop during the process.
Now that we have successfully installed Windows 7 on our Shahbaz Sharif Haier laptop, it’s time to move on to the post-installation steps. In this section, we will cover how to install drivers, activate Windows 7, and install updates.
After installing Windows 7, we must install the required drivers to ensure that our laptop functions properly. We can either use the driver’s CD that came with the laptop or download the drivers from the Haier website to complete this.
Once we have the drivers, we can simply run the setup file and follow the on-screen instructions to install them. It’s important to install all the necessary drivers, including the chipset, graphics, audio, and network drivers.
Activate Windows 7
After installing the necessary drivers, we need to activate our copy of Windows 7. To do this, we can simply click on the Start menu, right-click on Computer, and select Properties. From there, we can click on the Activate Windows Now link and follow the on-screen instructions to activate our copy of Windows 7.
If we have any issues activating Windows 7, we can contact Microsoft support for assistance.
After activating Windows 7, it’s important to install the latest updates to ensure that our laptop is secure and up-to-date. To do this, we can simply click on the Start menu, go to All Programs, and click on Windows Update.
From there, we can check for updates and install any available updates. It’s important to keep our laptop up-to-date to ensure that we have the latest security patches and bug fixes.