IT.280 Week 6 CheckPoint IO Devices Part 3
IT.280 Week 6 CheckPoint IO Devices Part 3
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finishing this Perform a Custom installation of Windows 7 Instructions taken from Microsoftcom 1 With your computer on and Windows XP running insert the disc into your computer s CDDVD drive usually Drive D Setup should start automatically If Upgrading Windows XP to Microsoft Windows 7 3 it does not click Start click My Computer open the Windows 7 installation disc on your CDDVD drive and then doubleclick setupexe 2 On the Install Windows page click lnstall now 3 On the Get important updates for installation page we recommend getting the latest updates to help ensure a successful installation and to help protect your computer against security threats Your computer will need to be connected to the Internet during Windows 7 installation to get these updates 4 On the Please read the license terms page if you accept the license terms click I accept the license terms and then click Next 5 On the Which type of installation do you want page click Custom 6 Choose the partition containing 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lot with new users to certain programs and tools available in the Windows program itself Upgrading Windows XP to Microsoft Windows 7
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