Installing Windows 7 Pro

This tutorial explains the installation of Windows 7 Professional on a personal computer or Notebook in 11 easy steps. We provide screenshots for each step that needs to be taken. You should have your Windows 7 DVD at hand to get started.

Step 1: Insert a DVD of Windows 7 Pro in your machine and restart it. When you are prompted to press any key, click Enter from your keyboard

Insert the Windows 7 DVD into the DVD drive of your computer

Step 2: Choose language, time and currency format, keyboard or input method and click Next to continue

Select language, keyboard layout and timezone

Step 3: Click Install now to start the installation.
Start the installation

Step 4: Read the EULA (End User License Agreement) and accept it. Click Next

Accept the Windows Licence

Step 5: Click Custom (advanced) to install a fresh Windows operating system.
Choose advanced install

Step 6: At this point, you can create the partitions for your Windows installation. When you are done, choose the desired partition as target and click Next.
Choose installation partition.

Step 7: Provide user name for your account and a computer name and click Next.

Enter the username and computer name

Step 8: Provide a strong password and a password hint to be used in case you forgot your password and click Next to continue

Enter the password

Step 9: Click Use recommended settings.

Use the recommended settings option.

Step 10: Choose the correct date, time and timezone according to your location and click Next

Set date and timezone

Step 11: Click Work network to finish setting Windows 7 pro on your machine.

Choose a network option.


We have walked you through installing Windows 7 professional on your machine. Adjust the time, date and time zone according to your location. You can join this machine to a domain if you have already configured an active directory domain controller on your network.

How to Install Windows 7 Professional

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

One thought on “How to Install Windows 7 Professional

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    October 13, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Very useful article. Thanks!


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