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File Name: hp_compaq_17458.zip
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To use the disc, insert it into the drive while Windows Vista is open and follow the information that appears.

HP Compaq s Notebook PC - Driver Downloads HP® Customer Support

This disc can help speed up the time it takes to find software and drivers. Connect to the Internet only after you have completed Phase 3: Some computers use F1 instead of F Write down the BIOS revision number from HP Compaq 6720s Essential System main page not from the bottom of the screen. Go to the HP Support Web site http: If a BIOS update is available that has a higher revision number, download and install it following the instructions on the Web site.

Find software and driver updates compatible with Windows 7 Get all available software and driver updates as follows: Also, install all optional updates. When you have finished installing Windows updates, restart the computer and continue installing Windows Updates until it displays "Windows is up to date".

You do not have to install Windows Vista SP2. If you are upgrading, download and install the latest antivirus and antispyware definitions for your security software. After you have installed the latest definitions, use your security software to scan for malware. Fix any problems that are found. If you are using AVG 8. Recovery and backing up your important HP Compaq 6720s Essential System If you have not already done so, create a set of system recovery discs.

If a problem occurs during installation, you can use recovery discs to return your computer back to its original software configuration. If you cannot find your recovery discs, see Looking for Recovery Discs? Back up your important files.

When finished, verify that the backup was successful and that you can access your files using your current operating system. Windows Backup and Restore Center in English. You will also need a copy of the software's installation files on a USB drive or disc.

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Upgrading to Windows 7

In Windows Vista, the term disable refers to the process of temporarily suspending BitLocker protection on a drive—without decrypting the drive. Disabling BitLocker suspends the authentication mechanisms used by BitLocker and uses a clear key on the drive to enable access. Click Startand then click Control Panel.

If BitLocker Drive Encryption does not display in the right-hand panel, your version of Windows Vista does not contain this feature. If BitLocker Drive Encryption displays in the right-hand panel, click it. If Off displays under the Volumes section, BitLocker is turned off. If On displays HP Compaq 6720s Essential System the Volumes section, BitLocker is turned on and must be turned off.

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Upgrading to Windows 7 HP® Customer Support

When the upgrade to Windows 7 is complete, open Windows Explorer, right-click the drive, and then click Resume Protection. This reapplies the BitLocker authentication methods and deletes the HP Compaq 6720s Essential System key. Known issues that can occur during upgrade Some issues might still need to be resolved before or during the upgrade. The following information is available for your reference to determine issues that might pertain to your computer configuration. Check for potential problems before upgrading HP has worked with partners to identify issues that can occur during an upgrade to Windows 7.

The following table lists known issues and possible fixes or workarounds. McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 4.


Use the Live Update feature to get all the latest updates from Symantec before upgrading. Download the firmware and driver update from www. When upgrading an HP TouchSmart computer you might receive the following error: Click OK to continue.

For instructions, HP Compaq 6720s Essential System Step 4: Make sure that BitLocker Drive Encryption is disabled in the Preparing computer for Windows 7 section of this document. If the install window does not open automatically, double-click setup. First installation screen Select your language if presented with a language selection screen.

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The remaining installation screens display the chosen language. Language selection screen Select your language to install, your local time and currency format, and Keyboard or input method, and then HP Compaq 6720s Essential System Next. Regional settings If you are connected to the Internet, select Go online to get the latest updates for installation recommended. This package installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System with Service Pack 2 (SP2), as well as providing other.


HP Compaq s Notebook PC Specifications Intel GMA X, up to MB shared system memory. Audio . Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 32*.

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