Setup Windows® XP in HP ProBook® 4520s Notebook
Provide the tips for Windows XP setup in HP ProBook 4520s Notebook
Whenever an operating system is installed on the system you have to first activate the operating system in order to use it. Then after activation you have to register configure the operating system so that you can use it according to your needs.
Following are the guidelines to setup Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook:
- Activate Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook
- Register Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook
- Configure Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook
Activate Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook
To activate the Windows XP operating system in HP ProBook 4520s notebook you first have to install the operating system. While installing the operating system you have the option to activate it after completion of the installation as you are asked to either ‘Activate it now’ or ‘Later’ at the final steps of installation procedure. You can select the option either to ‘Activate it now’ or ‘later’. If you select ‘Activate it now’, your operating system can be automatically activated. If you select ‘Later’ then you have to activate Windows XP within ninety days from installation using the Internet. You have to provide the product key while activating it online using the Internet.
Register Windows XP in HP ProBook 4520s notebook
Registration of Windows XP operating system can be done immediately after activation process is complete where you have the option to register along with the activation. But if you select ‘Register later’ then you have to visit the Microsoft website and enter the product key of the Windows XP, service pack information and then register it. While using the manual method to register you have to fill all the information that is required for registration.
You can configure Windows XP operating system in HP ProBook 4520s notebook by using the “msconfig” command. You have to type the “msconfig” command in the command prompt and press ‘Enter’. After entering the MS Configuration or the system configuration dialog box can be displayed and by using this dialog box you can configure your operating system. You can change some of the startup menu from the configuration dialog box. But for configuring the Windows XP operating system you have to login as administrator since making changes to the configuration is allowed to be done by the administrator only. After making the changes to the configuration, logon to the Windows so that the changes made are reflected.