Set-up Windows® XP® in Samsung® P560
Learn the steps for the activation, registration and customization of Windows XP in the Samsung P560 notebook PC
Samsung P560 is a high performance notebook PC with the Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It has 3 GB memory which can be upgraded up to 4GB. The hard drive capacity is 320GB. To use the Windows XP operating system, the user needs to follow some steps to set-up Windows XP. The set-up process involves three sub processes: activation, registration and configuration. After the set-up processes are completed, the user can work with Windows XP. The set-up configuration is to be done during the installation of Windows XP.
Various steps for the activation, registration and configuration of Windows XP are as follows:
- Activation of Windows XP
- Registration of Windows XP
- Configuration of windows XP
Activation of Windows XP
Activation of Windows XP is the process of verification of the genuineness of the operating system. This could be done with the help of the product key of the operating system. The activation is to be done during the installation of Windows XP. If the user could not do that during installation, the user needs to complete it within the specific time period. The user needs to enter the product key for the activation of Windows XP.
Registration of Windows XP
This is similar to the activation of Windows XP. Registration of windows XP is an optional step. This is mainly to get Windows XP updates from Microsoft. The procedure for registration and the activation are same. Here also the user needs to give some details such as system name in the specified page. The system would be registered under the user name with the given details.
Configuration is the process of customizing the settings according to user requirements. The 'Msconfig' command can be used for the configuration of Windows XP. You need to type this command in the 'Run' option of the 'Start' menu. Using this command, you can change the services, start up processes etc. You can also enable or disable the processes using 'Msconfig.'