HP EliteBook® 8740w Mobile Workstation Set-up Windows® 7
What are the ways to activate, register and configure Windows® 7?
Windows® 7 includes most of the features of its older versions and also some additional facilities. Some of the features include accessibility, action center, audio and video, backup and restore. The additional features include Windows® any time Upgrade, Windows® Defender, Windows® easy transfer, etc. General steps for setting up Windows®7 in almost every type of system are same. After the successful installation of Windows®7 at any time you can activate and register it. You can do it by establishing an Internet connection. You can configure your OS before you activate and register it. But it is advisable to do after completing the activation so that it would allow you to add some more features and you can update the operating system successfully.
Tips to activate, register and configure Windows® 7 in HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation are given below:
You need to activate your Windows® 7 operating system within 30 days from the first day you start the system. If you are not activating your OS within the time period, you can miss out on some additional features. Also you will be prevented by Microsoft® from using the complete properties of your OS after the time limit. After the installation you can activate Windows® 7 manually. After connecting to the Internet, click the "Activate Windows Now" link and you can start the activation process. It will give you a message to provide the Product key. Activation wizard connects to Microsoft® and validates the product key.
If you do register your Windows ®7, Microsoft® can notify you about new updation and features. You can do your registration while you are activating the operating system. You can create a Windows® Live ID and can register your operating system by giving your personal information and the Product ID. Then you can receive emails and notifications of new offers from Windows® products and services.
Using Windows® Configuration Wizard you can change settings for various options of your system such as services, boot, and tools and start up. You just need to take configuration page from Control Panel and select option for which you have make changes. For example, if you need to configure the Windows® firewall, go to the ‘System and Security section’ on the ‘Control Panel’ and click the ‘Windows Firewall’ link. There you will get a number of options like ‘Change notification settings’, ‘Turn Windows Firewall on’ or ‘off’ etc. from where you can select the needed one.