Installing Windows® XP Trial version
How to install and run Windows® XP trial version? What are the needs and benefits of reinstalling the operating system?
Microsoft® offers Windows® XP trial version to its users. The free trial allows you to test Windows® XP for 120 to 180 days. Later on you will have the option to purchase a license code or install a new operating system.
In this article we will discuss how to install and uninstall Windows® XP trial versions from your computers, laptops and notebooks:
- How to install Windows® XP trial version?
- Issues related to the install of trial version
How to install Windows® XP trial version?
Firstly, you need to have a backup of all your files before beginning the installation process. Insert the installation disk or double-click the downloaded file to begin the trial installation process. You will have to choose whether to upgrade your system or perform a clean installation. If you want to perform a clean installation of Windows® XP, choose an empty partition, one with no operating system installed, or format your current partition. Later on allow the Windows® XP trial setup to copy necessary setup files. Enter information related to language, name, organization, and license keys. When prompted, enter any network information, such as network and workgroup names. Lastly, allow setup to finish and press ‘OK’, when prompted to change display settings. Press ‘OK’ again and follow the remaining wizard steps to activate your trial version.
Issues related to the install of trial version
Sometimes it may happen that you are not able to install Windows® XP trial version if you are not able to put the correct key to run setup or some of the options are non functional in the trial version as compared to the full version. Your computer should have some empty space to install the trial version as it cannot overlap the previous installation.