Upgrade Windows® XP® in Samsung® Q1 ultra-mobile PC
Do you want to upgrade the Windows XP operating system in Samsung Q1 ultra-mobile PC?
Samsung Q1 ultra-mobile PC is designed to meet the needs of all kinds users. Its powerful features provide great computing experience to its users. Your Samsung Q1 system comes preloaded with Windows XP in it. Usually you would be able to upgrade your Samsung Q1 system to higher versions of Windows operating system easily. Only the administrator has the authority to install a new version of Windows which might be Windows 7 in the system. You could uninstall Windows XP from the system without much difficulty.
The following points discuss some things to be noted while upgrading Windows XP in Samsung Q1:
- Ensure compatibility of hardware
- Clean the hard drive
- Have a data backup
- Perform complete installation
Ensure compatibility of hardware
During the upgradation process, you might face some hardware compatibility issues in your Samsung Q1 system. The hardware parts might not support the new operating system. The hard drive space and memory required for the newer version of operating system might be more than the older one. You should verify these features before you upgrade to the new version.
Clean the hard drive
While you are upgrading to Windows 7, Windows XP would be backed up in Windows directory that consumes lot of space. By deleting unnecessary files, you could make some additional space that will help to enhance the system performance. Using Disc Cleanup tool that is found in the system tools of the startup menu, you can easily clean old back up copies of Windows XP.
At times there is a great chance for data loss to occur while performing the upgradation. Before you could start the upgradation process, you need to back up the copies of data from your Samsung Q1 system. Backup of data could be easily stored in a CD or any other storage device and could be used wherever needed.
You must uninstall Windows XP completely before you could upgrade from Windows XP to a higher version of OS. Only a single version of the software might be installed. It would be better for your system to remove the older version before you install the newer versions. Only then you could perform a clean installation.