It’s so frustrating and annoying when you get to download an application or an operating system and you just can’t seem to run it successful. Sure you already followed the click here, click there select that but nothing seems to be working. You know that it’s not your fault, but the operating system seems to disagree. No wonder a lot of people would prefer it when computer technicians or IT support personnel installed it. Operating systems can be quite tricky to install and they take up a huge amount of time only to be unsuccessfully installed.
Fortunately, there are articles like these that can make your life so much easier. You might be surprised at how easy the steps can be at times; all you ever needed were clear and simple to follow instructions after all. So here’s basically what you need to do when you activate Windows 7.
Activating Windows 7
As you begin the activation of the said operating system, it will immediately try to use your internet connection in order to perform an online activation; make sure that you have a stable internet connection. Then do the following:
- Click on the Start button on your laptop or PC, when you see ‘Computer’ right click that option and go for ‘Properties’. Once you get there, click the option that says ‘Activate Windows now’.
- The operating system will detect your internet connection, the moment it does you can click the ‘Activate Windows online now’ option. It’s highly likely that they’ll ask you for an admin password or to confirm your choice before you can proceed.
- Lastly, type in the product key for your Window 7 operating system when asked. Select next, agree to the terms and you should be able to see the progress.