Microsoft latest version of Windows Operating system (OS) has been available to the public now. A netbook user can also enjoy the main and extended features of the new updated windows 8 as well as have a wonderful experience using it. Many of the desktop and notebook users are already enjoying the latest windows 8.
Windows 8 is a new OS and has some advanced settings in it. If the user wants to have, a full experience he should have screen resolution is minimum of 1024×768. The netbook does not offer this much screen resolution. This resolution is necessary to view the new Start screen and Metro-style apps. Therefore, if you are a netbook user and you want to enjoy the full features of the windows you first have to check the screen resolutions for that and set them accordingly.
Some of the best available methods to install the windows are as follows.
Methods To Install Windows 8 on Netbook
It is to install Windows 8 in dual boot with Windows 7. The method is to install Windows 8 ISO and then you should have to follow how to install Windows 8 in dual with Windows 7. This is the best way to test Windows 8 if you are a new user.
It is to upgrade existing Windows 7 to Windows 8. You can also upgrade your Windows 7 to Windows 8; you can find how to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8 guide. You will be able to keep all installed programs, settings, and files, if you perform this method. However, note that once installed, you cannot demote from Windows 8 to Windows 7. To uninstall Windows 8, you will need to do a clean install of Windows 7 using any bootable media.
Windows 8 can also be installed without using any bootable media such as a USB flash drive and DVD. You can download windows 8 setup from the internet too. The setup file is a small executable, which checks if your PC can run Windows 8 without any issues. It is actually beneficial to your PC performance.
Either in this method, you can install new windows 8 on another partition or you can upgrade the existing Windows 7 depending on your needs. It is recommended that you upgrade your windows 7.
It is always important to have a backup of the data you have in your PC. If you delete current windows on your computer then you have to arrange for it. According to this method, you have to completely erase Windows 7 partition and then install Windows 8 on the same partition so backup is a necessity.
Being a netbook user you know that it does not offer an optical drive (CD/DVD drive) so you have to make a bootable USB drive to install windows 8.
Once you are ready with the bootable device, connect it to the netbook. After connecting, make setting in BIOS accordingly for a USB media and then follow the setup procedure.