Setup Windows® XP® in HP ProBook® 4415s
Learn about the activation and customization of Windows XP in HP ProBook 4415s
ProBook 4415s is an entry-level business notebook from HP that is targeted at office professionals. The laptop has a 14-inch power efficient LED-backlit display with an ATI Radeon HD 3200 dedicated graphics card. It is shipped with up to 8GB of DDR2 RAM, and up to 320GB hard drive. You can choose to have either an AMD Turion II or Athlon II dual core processor. HP ProBook 4415s includes a DVD Super Multi drive capable of reading multiple format disks. The connectivity provided is good; it has Bluetooth connectivity, and has the option of a 2-megapixel webcam. It also has media card slots, as well as HDMI, VGA, and 4 USB ports.
Tips to activate, register, and configure Windows XP in HP ProBook 4415s are as follows:
- Activate Windows XP
- Register Windows XP
- Configure Windows XP
Activate Windows XP
It is important to activate your copy of the Windows XP operating system. Activation ensures that you are using an authentic version of Windows. You can activate Windows at the time of installation or you can activate it later. If you choose to activate your copy later you need to do it in thirty days time. To activate Windows after installation you need a working Internet connection.
Register Windows XP
Once you have activated Windows you can either choose to have your copy registered with Microsoft. Registering your copy of Windows XP with Microsoft would enable you to receive new offers and updates once they are released on the Internet by Microsoft. If you register your copy of Windows you would be able to download updates and other files from the official Microsoft website and game studios.
After you activate and register Windows XP you need to configure it for everyday use. Creating user accounts and installing the necessary software are the processes that are done when you configure your system. You need to create user accounts for all those who use your system. Doing so would keep all your files safe. You need to install all the necessary software that you need like Microsoft Office and Windows Media Player. Installing an antivirus software is imperative as this keeps your system safe from viruses.