Setup Windows® XP® in Fujitsu® LIFEBOOK A530
Provide the tips for Windows XP setup in Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A530
Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A530 is an essential partner to provide the mobility and the high performance. The Operating system option for this series is the Windows 7 professional. So the system might come up with this Operating system. In those cases the user needs to uninstall the current Operating system and then can start the installation of Windows XP. The set up of XP is a combination of installation, activation, registration and configuration. The installation and configuration is a must and the other two options are optional. The installation can begin by insertion of Windows XP CD in to the drive. Then the command prompt may appear in the screen and if not you need to restart the system. After this one blue screen with some options might appear. In this welcome page, you need to press the 'ENTER' to continue to the next step. Then you need to read the license agreement and accept the terms and conditions in that page. After this page, press 'ENTER' to select the Un-partitioned Space in the coming page. Again press 'ENTER' to choose the next instruction. After this Windows XP will erase all the details in the hard disk and then starts to install Windows XP in to this empty hard disk space.
The activation, registration and configuration of Windows XP are as follows:
- Activation of Windows XP
- Registration to Microsoft
Activation of Windows XP
Activation is necessary within thirty days from the day you start to use Windows XP. If you have forgotten to do this within this thirty days, a message might appear. The activation is actually to check whether you have installed the original product of Windows XP or not. The activation only needs the installation ID which is obtained during the installation of Windows XP. And this ID is transmitted to Microsoft and then Microsoft returns a confirmation.
Registration to Microsoft
This is an optional process during the set up of Windows XP. If the user want to register the product, then he has to fill some details I the specified form. After filling up those details, the product will be registered in the Microsoft website.
Configuration is the process of configuring WindowsXP in your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK A530 system. For this, ‘msconfig’ command is used. For this you need to take the ‘Run’ option in the 'Start' menu and type 'msconfig' command in to it then a window with some options such as services, start up etc. will appear and you can choose the correct services and start up programs in that window.