Windows 7

Windows 7 is Microsoft's latest desktop operating system, released in October, 2009. Windows 7 is the successor to Windows Vista, which was released in November, 2006.

All new computers for Extension staff will run Windows 7. If you have purchased a new computer and want to perform the setup yourself, or if you would like to upgrade a computer to Windows 7, please review the information below.
  1. If upgrading, review the Windows 7 hardware requirements.
  2. Follow the installation instructions.
  3. Optionally install a printer.
For assistance at any time please contact the Extension IT Support Hotline at 515.294.1725 or