Setup Windows® XP in HP Pavilion®® Slimline s5305z
Activation and configuration of Windows XP in HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z
The HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z is a Windows 7 desktop PC which is very user friendly. The HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z has a portable design with a glossy black finish. It consists of a power strip and interface ports, including USB, headphone and a media card reader. The main features of HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z are its dual-core processor. It comprises of memory up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM. It includes integrated DVD player, Ethernet, audio channel and an integrated VGA graphics card. The unit also hosts expansion options for a digital TV tuner. Despite its low price, HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z offer enough functionality for Internet browsing, 3D game playing and word processing. Today, Windows XP is one of the most prominent operating systems. The installation process in HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z includes activation of Windows XP with the help of product key and registering your information to check whether you are a relevant user. The installing process will be completed only after configuring Windows XP with HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z.
Following are the tips to activate, register and configure Windows XP in HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z:
- Activation of Windows XP
- Registration of Windows XP
- Configuration of Windows XP
Activation of Windows XP
At the time of Windows XP installation in HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z, when you try to activate, you might get a message asking for the product key. Each copy of Windows XP will be having its own unique code that identifies it. This code is known as product key, which is required to activate Windows XP and allow you to access updates and critical components from the Microsoft website. You have to keep in mind that for activation purpose, you need to keep Windows XP documentation, as well as any packaging that came with the operating system. The product key required to activate your PC is included in the documentation. Windows XP activation key will be a 25-digit alphanumeric code included with your system.
Registration of Windows XP
Registration at the time of installation in HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z is done in order to check whether you are a relevant user of Windows XP. To register Windows XP in your HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z, go to Start, select Activate Windows in all programs menu, an activation window will be displayed, click 'Yes,' then you will get a registration window. The advantage of registration is that Microsoft will provide online support if you are having a registered copy of the operating system. By registering, it keeps you up to date by providing information concerning their software that you may require.
HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z can be configured by going to the 'Run' dialog box in the 'Start' menu. Type ‘Msconfig’ and then click 'OK.' Then the system configuration utility page will be displayed. Click the ‘General’ tab and clear the ‘Load System Services’ checkbox and click 'Restart.' The configuration of HP Pavilion Slimline s5305z is completed.