How to Prepare Your HP Laptop for Windows 10 Upgrade?

How to Prepare Your HP Laptop for Windows 10 Upgrade?

Over the past years since after the release, millions of the PC users have upgraded their operating system to windows 10. Though, windows 8 had similar user-interface, but users were not happy with that resulting Microsoft has released windows 10 with better user-friendly navigation and menu with new features like Cortana and universal windows apps etc.

Following the same suits of others if you are also planning to upgrade your HP pavilion or envy laptop to windows 10, you need to prepare the system accordingly and new features for uninterrupted performance. You just need to upgrade your hardware structure and settings.

Check Windows 10 Compatibility with your System

Prevention is better than cure, before investing in windows 10 check your system whether it is compatible with windows 10 OS or not. Though most of the windows 8 PC are ready to support windows 10 but windows 7 running computers are not sure until you check the hardware configuration. Go to start button and click launch “Get Windows 10” app and from top left click the hamburger button, and then under the menu check your PC, if everything is favorable you will see the green message showing this PC meets the system requirements.


Here, for manually, you can call to HP laptop technical support to manually check your PC for hardware configuration. Technician will take your system on remote and check the system if it is not supportable, he will also suggests you to upgrade the configurations. Actually, there are minimum requirements of space in hard drive, RAM and efficient processor to support and run all the functions of windows 10 operating system.

Minimum Requirement to install Windows 10:

  • Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
  • Display: 1024×600 (resolution size)

Keep full Backup of your PC to avoid any Mishap

Don’t take risk or losing data or other important files while moving towards a higher version of windows operating system. During such upgrade you can lose the connection or upgrade might be incomplete resulting loss of data or system crash etc. Hence, to avoid such risks keep full backup of entire computer including hard drive and image backup of your current operating system, so that you can restore previous version if new one is failed or not running working well.

To take backups of your current windows OS, system image backup tool is available under the control panel that can be kept as a backup to any other external drive or USB storage. However, if you face a problem or need help for HP backup and recovery for your pavilion or envy laptop you can call at HP customer support for online assistance.

Disable Unnecessary Software or other Apps during upgrade

During such process sometimes security software windows defender or antivirus security or anti spyware software create a problem or become the cause of unsuccessful installation or upgrade process of operating system. Hence, disable all such software or applications like antivirus, firewall, defender and other security software installed into your computer. If you need any help to disable or uninstall such software call at HP tech support for online help.

Disconnect unnecessary peripherals from your PC

While upgrading if you have connected any peripheral with your PC, remove it to avoid disruptions. Such external connected devices are controlled of or controlled by internal functions commanded by a particular software or operating system, and may be at the time of upgrade the process is affected due to such settings. Therefore uninstall all the peripherals except your keyboard, mouse, head phone and monitor etc.

Run Windows 10 Upgrade and Restore backup

Keep your windows 10 product key ready and laptop battery fully charged before starting upgrade. Nevertheless, to upgrade windows 10 carefully and avoid any major problems always take help of technicians providing HP customer support service. The best advantage of availing online help service with these technicians is your system will be professionally checked and windows 10 will be installed with recommended settings to run all the apps. Moreover if there is any problem it will be fixed by the technician with complete safety and precautions.

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