Method of setting up Windows® XP in HP ProBook® 4710s
How do you set up Windows XP in HP ProBook 4710s?
HP ProBook 4710s is renowned for its sleek design, good performance, extended battery life and fast booting. This is a high-end product from HP. This laptop can be used as a replacement for desktops. It can be used for small as well as large business needs. Windows XP is the most popular operating system from Windows. This operating system is easy to install and use. This operating system can add additional performance to HP ProBook 4710s. To install Windows XP you need to get the setup from Microsoft website or use an installation CD provided with the system. You should only use only the authorized setup for Windows XP. Before installation you need to check hardware compatibility and then download all drivers like video drivers, LAN drivers and sound drivers.
The ways to activate, register and configure Windows XP on HP ProBook 4710s are discussed below:
Activation of Windows XP comes after the installation process. You can activate Windows XP by going online. Click on 'Activate Windows' from the menu and go to 'Internet Options'. Read all the instructions and follow the online messages. If you cannot do this yourself, you can approach a customer support executive. You need to make sure that you have the 16 digit product key to activate the product. You need to make sure that you activate the product in 30 days from the day of installation on your HP ProBook 4710s.
Registration of Windows XP is very a important procedure. You need to give a valid e-mail ID to complete the process. Registration will make your system eligible for receiving Windows updates regularly. This prevents the use of pirated versions of Windows XP to some extent. Microsoft provides full support to registered Windows XP users. When you register for the first time, your system details like hardware specifications need to be filled in. So you need to register it again if any major hardware changes happen in HP ProBook 4710s.
You can configure Windows XP according to your needs. You can set programs to default from ‘Set Program Access and Default’, which is listed on the 'Start' menu. You can select which programs should be on the desktop, Start menu etc. You are also allowed to add or remove programs from here. Windows XP is a fully customizable operating system. You can use the control panel to uninstall unwanted programs and add or remove user accounts. Windows XP provides rich GUI support. This will enhance your experience with HP ProBook 4710s.