Process of setting up Windows® XP in HP EliteBook® 8440w
What is the process of setting up Windows XP on your HP EliteBook 8440w?
Windows XP is one operating system which provides an easy interface. During the installation of Windows XP on your HP EliteBook 8440w, the set up process will automatically start. Product key and the recovery CD are the necessary things that you must ensure before the installation starts. If all these things are with you, then you can start the set up process. If the set up started, then one command prompt will come and which will ask you to press any key to continue the set up process. When the page which contains the terms and conditions appears, then accept it by enabling the check box. The set up process shall ask you to select the hard drive to which Windows XP needs to be stored. But for this process to continue, you need to ensure necessary free space on the hard drive. After all, you need to activate, register and configure Windows XP in your HP EliteBook 8440w.
The following are some of the points to activate register and configure Windows XP on your HP EliteBook 8440w:
- Activation of Windows XP
- Registration of Windows XP
- Configuring Windows XP
Activation of Windows XP
Activation is one of the processes during the set up. This is to check the authenticity of the operating system that you have installed on your HP EliteBook 8440w. When you enter the product key, Windows creates a unique ID for your operating system and sends that unique ID to Microsoft. With this ID, Microsoft will verify the authenticity of that operating system and will send the confirmation to you. To do this you need to enter some of the details in the specified page.
Registration of Windows XP
The registration process is actually optional. To register Windows XP, you need to enter some of the details and with these details Windows XP will be registered in your name. You might also come to know about the offers put up by Microsoft for its product. It is wise to give a valid and frequently used email id, during the registration process.
The configuration of Windows XP is the process of making Windows XP work with your system. This can be done using one command; 'msconfig'. Select the proper services and start up menus from the tabs. By configuring, you can use the operating system the way you want. Thus, you can easily configure Windows XP.