Set-up Windows® XP in HP ProBook® 6540b
What are the tips to activate, register and configure Windows XP in HP ProBook 6540b?
Windows XP installation in HP ProBook 6540b requires a series of steps to be followed. After the installation is complete, the platform seeks for activation and registration. Even though both the processes sound similar they have their own significance in the installation of Windows XP.
Here we will talk about how to activate, register and configure Windows XP in HP ProBook 6540b.
- Activate Windows XP
- Register Windows XP
- Configure Windows XP
Activate Windows XP
Microsoft being the manufacturer of Windows XP, seeks to ensure that genuine software is being used by the consumer; and to do that they have got activation in place. When the activation is carried out on operating systems it checks how genuine the windows XP platform is. Activation is recommended within 30 days of installation. The Windows XP activation in HP ProBook 6540b helps in software counterfeiting by checking on how many systems the software has been installed and which abide by the Microsoft software license term. To activate Windows XP, the product key is a must. Internet connection is also required. To activate Windows XP click on 'Start', right click on 'My computer' and click on 'Properties'. Then click on 'Activate Windows now' and 'Activate Windows online now'. A window will appear asking for the administrator username and password. Type in the product key in the following window. Even if you have not activated Windows and you had chosen 'Automatically activate Windows,' then Windows XP will activate automatically just after three working days of it's installation.
Register Windows XP
Registration is the process of helping consumers of Windows platforms in terms of updates and patches with regard to the operating system. The registration process gives the bandwidth to the consumer to be updated with all kinds of Microsoft updates on the product and services. After the activation of Windows XP is complete it will be followed by the registration window. The window will prompt for information like name, e-mail address, country and lot more. In turn Microsoft notifies the user on the contact details submitted.
Microsoft offers the ability to customize the operating system as per the need of the user. In HP ProBook 6540b, Windows XP configuration gives the liberty to the consumer to change the appearance and display and modify settings. The performance of the notebook can also be enhanced by making minor changes to the system’s settings. The consumers are not bound to stay within the settings initially provided by Windows XP; but are free to benefit from customizing.