Setup Windows® XP in the HP EliteBook® 8530p
Way of setting up Windows XP in the HP EliteBook 8530p
The HP EliteBook 8530p has exceptional graphics and performance in a powerful and portable notebook. With the Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology, you can monitor, diagnose, and repair PCs over a network. With the HP EliteBook 8530p you experience smooth video, sharp pictures, and quick rendering capabilities. Windows XP is an Operating System used on personal computers, including desktops and laptops. It is one of the most popular versions of Windows. Windows XP introduced several new features such as faster startup and hibernation sequences, fast user switching, a more user-friendly interface, remote desktop functionality, networking over FireWire and Bluetooth.
Tips to activate, register and configure Windows XP in the HP EliteBook 8530p:
Activating Windows XP on your system confirms that the version of Windows XP you have is genuine. To activate Windows XP, one method is by using the Internet, in which the Windows product activation wizard will connect you to the server and you will receive a product key for the activation of Windows XP after installation. The next method is activation using a modem. Here the product activation wizard identifies the modem and connects it to the server. Another way to activate Windows XP is by using your telephone where you can call a customer support executive to activate Windows XP.
By registering Windows XP, you will know about new Windows product releases, offers, any updates and other information. Once you have completed your setup, you need to click ‘Start’ and then select ‘Activate Windows’ in the ‘All programs’ menu. In the activate window that appears, click ‘Yes’ and you will get Windows XP registered. You need to click ‘Yes’ to receive a window which collects registration data. In this window you need to fill in some details to complete the registration.
Configuring your HP EliteBook 8530p with Windows XP is an easy task. To configure, you need to click ‘Start’, then in the ‘Run’ dialog box, type ‘msconfig’, and then click ‘OK’. Finally, a System Configuration window will be displayed. Click the ‘General’ tab and uncheck the ‘Load System Services’ checkbox and click ‘Restart’. After completing the restart, the configuration of Windows XP on your system is done.