Setup Windows® 7 in HP Mini 210 laptop
What are the tips to activate, register and configure Windows 7 in HP Mini 210 laptop?.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system released by the Microsoft Corp. Windows 7 is more user-centric and focuses more on performance enhancements and is more stable than the Windows Vista. The Windows 7 is available in six different versions and unlike its predecessor, it has become a commercial success ever since its release. The HP Mini 210 comes loaded with the Windows 7 Starter Edition. It is powered adequately by the new Intel Atom N450 processor and 1 GB of main memory. With elegantly designed touchpad and keyboard, the HP Mini 210 is convenient to operate. Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth offers good connectivity.
Following are the tips to activate, register, and configure Windows 7 in HP Mini 210:
- Activate Windows
- Register your copy
- Configure Windows
Activating Windows is an important step; you can activate Windows at the time of installation or later via the Internet. At the time of installation, you can activate your copy by entering the product key provided to you. Otherwise, after installation, you would be given a thirty day time period to activate your copy. You can see how many days you are left with at the bottom of the 'Control Panel' screen. If you have a working Internet connection, you can activate Windows manually by clicking the 'Activate Windows now' link. You need to click 'Activate Windows online now' after entering the key on the screen that appears. The next screen displays the message to you that the product key is being verified. If it says that the activation is successful then your copy is genuine and is activated.
Register your copy
Once activated, you can register your copy of Windows. Windows registration is an optional step and is not necessary that you do it. Although it is recommended that you register your copy of Windows 7. Registering your copy with Microsoft enables you to receive new offers from Microsoft. Once registered, you would be able to download files from Microsoft’s official website.
Configuring your copy of Windows is an extremely important step. Once installed, you need to create user accounts for all the users who access the laptop. It is better to provide user accounts for every user, otherwise your personal files might be accessible to everyone. Installing licensed Antivirus software is also important as this helps you to keep malicious software away from entering your system. Setting up a firewall also helps you in this regard. Next you could install all the necessary third party software in your laptop.