Install Windows® XP® in Samsung® X360
Samsung X360 is a lightweight notebook that is targeted at business professionals. With a 13.3-inch screen and weighing only 2.8 pounds, Samsung X360 notebook gives unmatched computing performance. It comes with three USB 2.0 ports and HDMI output. Based on Intel Centrino processor technology, the notebook features the latest ultra low voltage Intel Core 2 Duo processor, X4200 Intel graphics card, DDR3 RAM and either SSD or HDD storage. In addition, Samsung X360 notebook has various other highlights, such as VGA port, an Ethernet jack, a modem, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 5-in-1 flash card reader, a PC Express card slot, and headphone and mic jacks. The notebook can be installed with a range of Windows operating systems.
- Important tips
- Installing Windows XP
- Finish the process
Before beginning the installation process, make sure that you have collected all of the important driver discs for motherboard, video, audio, network adapter, etc. If you are installing Windows XP without Service Pack 2, remove your network cable before starting the process. Also, if you are reinstalling Windows, make sure that you have moved all important files from your Desktop, My Documents, Program Files and Windows folders.
Installing Windows XP
After following the instructions, you can start your Samsung X360 notebook and enter its BIOS (generally by pressing the ‘Delete’ button). Now, search for the boot priority section (it should be in the first menu or in Advanced BIOS Features) and make sure the first boot device is the CD-ROM drive. Then, insert the Windows XP installation CD in the optical drive and exit the BIOS by saving all the changes. Then, restart your Samsung X360 notebook and press any key to start the Windows XP installation process.
If you are installing Windows XP with Service Pack 2 included, then you will be asked to configure how Windows is going to update itself. It is recommended that you choose the first option to prevent any security problems. Then, set-up an administrator account and assign username and password for preventing unauthorized access in you Samsung X360 notebook.