Windows® XP New Install
Do you know how to install Windows® XP on your computer system and resolve related issues?
Windows® XP is an operating system that is produced for use on personal computers. It is available for use by home and business desktops, laptops and media centers. This operating system is user-friendly and is a product of Microsoft®. The user should keep in mind a number of things before installing Windows® XP. The user should follow the given steps to install Windows® XP. The first step is to insert Windows® XP CD in the drive, and then click on the ‘Install’ option. Hit 'Enter' at the setup screen and do not click on 'Repair' unless you want to fix various issues. Read the "End User License Agreement" and press 'F8' and then click ‘D’ option to delete the previous partition and create a new one with the 'C' key. Hit 'Enter' to install the Windows® files. Go to 'Next' on the regional settings screen and the language settings screen. After the completion of above procedure, input your product key this could be found on the PC itself or on the Windows® XP. Then, the user can create an administrative password and set time and select typical network. Once your system reboots wait for Windows® to load and the user can activate Windows® and establish the Internet connection. Now the user is ready to use the Windows® XP.
Here is a detail information on issues related to the installation of Windows® XP.
- Issues in the installation of Windows® XP
- Dual-Boot related Problems
- Issues related to product key
Issues in the installation of Windows® XP
It is noticed that there are a number of problems that can be encountered during the installation of Windows® XP. The user can face a variety of hardware conflicts, such as problems may arise in sound cards and display devices while performing a clean installation of Windows® XP. The user should be sure about the issues related to the compatibility of hardware components with its operating system. If the devices are too old then they can prevent the operating system from getting completly installed.
Dual-Boot related Problems
The users have Windows® XP Home installed and wish to install a copy of another version of Windows® XP must go to the ‘Advanced Setup’ option. It should be kept in mind that different operating systems must be installed on various types of hard drives logically or physically. It must be noticed that the users should not choose the ‘Express Setup’ option.
During the installation of Windows® XP, the users must enter a different product key in order to complete the installation process. The use of product key is necessary to prevent operating system piracy. Such issues arise due to problems in hard drives, scratched installation discs or clash with the installed antivirus software. After troubleshooting the user can also go to Microsoft® to obtain a replacement key.