Windows 8 is an operating system introduced by Microsoft. It can be used on different PCs, laptops and Netbooks etc. What’s more, according to Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky Windows 8 was more efficient than Windows 7 and would run well on Netbooks. Just like other software and operation systems, there are three ways to install Windows 8 on HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us.
First: Clean install of Windows 8 (delete everything on the hard drive and start from scratch). I think this way will give your Windows 8 system the best performance.
Second: Do an upgrade from Windows 7. You can upgrade from Windows 7 keeping your settings, files, and applications.
Third: Do an upgrade from Windows Vista. If you upgrade from Windows Vista you can only keep the settings and files.
Now I would like to talk about How to install windows 8 On HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us with clean installation.
Step 1: Backup important data. The first thing you should do before clean installation was backing up important data. So I backup every data I wanted to keep. Backing up actual program was impossible. I went to all installation media and downloaded installation files of those programs that I wanted to be installed in Win 8.
Step 2: I went straight forward. I used an install disc. Watch for a “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD…” message. The installation went with no issue.
Step 3: when I was waiting for the Windows 8 clean install to finish up, I noticed a getting devices ready indicator that works its way up to 100% in several fits and starts. In the background, Windows 8 was identifying all of the hardware that made up the computer and installed the appropriate drivers for those devices, if available.
When the installation was finished and I started Win 8. I found there still were drivers missing. I went to laptop website and looked under Win 7. There were different drivers I needed.
Step 5: Choose three drivers from the total five drivers listed: first JMicron Card Reader, the second Validity Fingerprint Sensor, and the third ENE CIR Receiver. When I finished drivers installation, Win 8 ran with no problem on HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us.
Step 6: I forgot to enable automatic updates. So I went to Windows Update and installed all the important service packs and patches that had been issued since the version of Windows 8 I just installed was released.
Step 7: I created a Windows 8 Recovery Drive, a flash drive that I can use to troubleshoot problems in the future when Windows 8 won’t start at all.
Then I can work and entertain with my Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us.