Setup Windows® XP in HP Pavilion® Elite HPE-190t
Know more about setting up Windows XP in Pavilion Elite HPE-190t
HP Pavilion Elite HPE-190t is a desktop PC which consists of Core-i7-980X-EE (3.33GHz / Socket LGA1366 processor), 9 GB to 24 GB RAM and 300 GB to 1 TB hard drive. Normally HP Pavilion Elite HPE-190t desktop comes with the choice of Windows 7 operating system. You could also install Windows XP operating system in this desktop since the desktop is supportive. You need to setup Windows XP after installing it for getting full operational capacity for your system with it. Setup procedure consists of three steps which include activation, registration and configuration of Windows. Registering and configuring Windows XP are optional but you must activate your Windows XP to ensure that it is genuine software.
Tips to activate, register and configure Windows XP in HP Pavilion Elite HPE-190t are described below:
- Activate Windows XP
- Register Windows XP
- Configure Windows XP
Activate Windows XP
You could activate Windows XP in your HP desktop by providing the product key of the operating system to the Microsoft’s activation server. It is better if you are activating Windows XP at its installation time itself. You could use the Internet connection or modem for activating Windows XP. You could get in to Windows Activation Wizard by taking “Activate Windows” menu option from the start menu and click “Activate Windows over the Internet”. You could also use phone to activate Windows XP.
Register Windows XP
Registering Windows could be done while you do the activation process. You need to provide your contact information while you are registering Windows so that Microsoft would notify you of latest updates available and offers provided by the Microsoft. While you activate Windows you would get ‘Register with Microsoft?’ page. You need to provide your name and a valid e-mail ID in that page for registration.
For configuring Windows XP in your HP desktop you need to go with a clean boot. You could do it in one of the two ways which include using guided help and manually starting Windows XP with a clean boot. After logging on to Windows you could enable or disable different features available with Windows according to your needs.