Configuration options available updating os windows xp
You can also check for the latest updates manually by clicking on ‘Check for Updates’.
Note: We discuss installation or diagnosis using Windows XP or Windows 2000 for simplicity, and convenience.However, things have changed since then and the prices for hardware have shrunk.Therefore, for a relatively newly purchased PC compatible, you don't have to worry about minimum hardware requirements.It is beyond the scope of our tutorial to discuss various operating systems, and installation methods exhaustively.Earlier days, hardware was very expensive and it is felt that the hardware requirements for installing modern Windows Operating Systems such as Windows XP or Vista were very demanding.Most PC experts will recommend you start fresh and "pave" your machine anyway.
I think this is a hassle, but in the case of XP to 7, it's necessary.
Its one and only job is to launch the bootsector code written to the active partition of your boot disk, which in turn is responsible for actually searching for and running your bootloader.
There are many cases wherein the MBR and sometimes the bootsector are modified against your will, resulting in a system that doesn’t work the way you want it to.
In these cases, you’ll want to use Easy BCD’s bootloader installation components to update the MBR and bootsector to a compatible version, or else you’ll find yourself unable to view Easy BCD’s boot selection menu.
Some cases where you might need to update the MBR and bootsector with Easy BCD: Please note: Using this page will overwrite any existing MBR!
You can upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7, but not from XP to 7.