Windows® XP Software Install
Do you want to know how you can install Windows® XP Professional software on your computer system?
Every operating system that respects itself should come with a lot of upgrades and editions after the first release. Windows® XP cannot be an exception of this rule. This is why Windows® XP professional is so great. If you want to get the best out of it, you must be sure you have your Windows® XP Professional software installed and configured correctly.
Here are the necessary steps required for a Windows® XP Professional software installation:
- Checking your software
- Installing the product
- Configuring the Windows® XP professional
Checking your software
The first thing you need to do before starting the installation is to check the prominence of your Windows® XP Professional software. Because of its popularity, there are lot of people trying to sell pirated copies of it both online and offline. Ensure that you are buying your copy from a trusted source. The best method will be to download it directly from the Microsoft® official website and to purchase a license key. This is also cheaper as online sales does not implies transportation and other material costs. You will also need to check the system requirements as the Windows® XP Professional software can be very demanding with the computer’s virtual memory.
Installing the product
Many people are thinking that installing the Windows® operating system is easy, but you might be surprised of the problems you might encounter. Especially if you bought your copy from a non-authorized source, you might find yourself with a broken CD or even worse, a threatening virus. If you are sure about this aspect, you can go to the installation part. Just get some live support from the Microsoft® specialists if you are not sure about it. Especially when you are upgrading your Windows® 98 to the more powerful Windows® XP Professional software, you might get some unusual problems. Choose the FAT or NTFS as a working method. You might think that NTFS is the obvious choice but keep in mind that an older computer might work better on FAT. Choose regional settings such as the clock and the language, and then let the automated installing system to do its job.
If your installation is complete, you can sit back and enjoy the Windows® XP Professional software’s welcome screen. This will tell you about the newest facilities of this operating system and should guide you for optimal personalization and configuration. For older computers, it is better to focus on performance. However, the Windows® XP really shows its capacities on a high performance computer. Choose the themes, appearance, and screensaver also. Watch the system section in the control panel and see if you have some yellow exclamation points on some of your components. This means that Windows® have not found the right driver for it, so you might have to configure it manually.