Articles tagged: install operating system

A conceptual image on a light background, in a wide 16:9 format, depicting the process of transferring data during a clean Windows installation. The left side shows a computer with a new, glowing Windows installation. On the right, various data transfer methods are displayed: an external hard drive, cloud service icons (OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive), and an image of a backup disk. These elements are linked with stylized arrows or lines, indicating the transfer of data and applications to the new Windows system. The style is modern and digital with a focus on clarity, simplicity, and the seamless transition of data, all set against a light, clean background.

How Do I Transfer Data After a Clean Install of Windows?

A clean install of a operating system assumes the hard disk is empty. Some preparation is required to preserve and transfer data.

How Do I Downgrade from Windows 8 or 10 to Windows 7?

Downgrading isn’t as easy as you might think. Simple, perhaps, but not easy. So let’s look at an alternative.

How do I remove a failed Windows XP install?

Installing a new operating system wipes the old files out with no path for reconstruction. I’ll give you three options for moving forward.

Should I upgrade to Windows 8?

Windows 8 has been released and I’m getting the question at a slowly increasing pace: should I get it? I’ll detail my current thinking on Windows 8 and whether or not its worth upgrading.