When choosing a laptop, many pay attention to the version of Windows, which comes along with it.Usually equipment without pre-installed system is cheaper.Therefore, there is always the possibility of self-installing Windows.
Purchase a license disk with the operating system Windows XP.Microsoft has now released a special version of the operating system for laptops.Choosing a suitable option, pay attention to the specifications of the machine.Typically, Windows XP Professional with pre-SP3 will be more than enough for any device.Save to portable media all important data if the laptop is already available on the operating system to avoid further loss.
2 Insert the CD-ROM drive and reboot the device.Press Delete, to go to the menu BIOS.Start tab select the settings for the system start.In the first place, set the function to read information from CD / DVD, and boot from the hard disk (HDD) into second place.Save the changes by pressing F10, and then Y to perform a reboot.
Wait for the operation of the installation program from the disc.Next you will see a menu to select the partition to boot.As desired location, specify the disk C: \.You can also create the required number of additional sections on the hard drive.Press F, to format the selected area.Remember that this will erase all data on the hard disk.Once the formatting is done, the computer will reboot.
Watch for further installation of the system, which will take place in the automatic mode.Only once in the process you will be asked to specify the account name and choose a password to access it.
Go to your laptop manufacturer's website as soon as the installation is complete, and download the latest drivers for the motherboard, video card and sound card.To activate the system by typing in a special window that runs in the system tray, license code, located on the cover of the disc Windows XP.
Tip 2: How to install Windows on a blank notebook
If you are the owner of the laptop , it's time to put it on the operating system.Their choice is now quite large, but the most common is Windows.Therefore it is better to stay on it.Yes, and installation does not make any problems even if you do it the first time.
- Laptop, installation disc.
Purchase a license Windows.This can be done in almost any computer store.
Charge laptop.Turn it on.When the press the Del key long until you go out into the BIOS (it's blue or gray window with English letters).
Go to the Advanced BIOS Features and arrows to select the sub-First Boot Device.Press Enter.Then select the CD-Rom and then press Enter.Save your changes, insert the disc with the operating system and restart the laptop.
When will the first window, select "Install".Since we set up the operating system on a blank notebook in the next window, click "enter".Then open the license agreement.It must be taken by pressing F8.In the next window, you are prompted to action with a hard disk.To continue, press C, by creating a new partition.
Select Format the partition in the NTFS, because it is the best option.Further installation will continue automatically.After a while, the laptop reboots.At this point, once again, load the BIOS and restore the settings that are changed.That is, go to the item Advanced BIOS Features, select the First Boot Device, place the HDD, save your changes and reboot the notebook.
After the operating system will open a window for entering the serial number.Find it on a Windows box and enter in the appropriate fields.In each subsequent window, press on until until the window will open prompting you to enter a name and organization.Be sure to enter your name or username.It is necessary to create your account.Again click "Next."
Then the program will be installed automatically, you do not have to do more.During installation, reboot the notebook a few times, do not pay attention to it.When you see that on the screen there was a standard desktop, it will mean that the operating system is installed.
not purchase the installation disc from individuals.
Do not forget after you install the operating system to install all necessary drivers.
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