Installing Windows® XP in Acer® Aspire
Acer Aspire Laptops are well known for their multitasking capabilities, mobility and excellent media experience. Acer Aspire comes with latest Intel Core mobile processor. It supports up to 2GB DDR2 RAM and 320GB hard disk. The networking facilities in these laptops are enhanced with built-in Wi-Fi and gigabit Ethernet. Windows XP Operating System is user friendly and simple. The accessibility wizard and utility feature helps the people to access the system easier and faster. Windows Media Player helps you to enjoy all your favorite music, pictures, video and recorded TV on your system. Installing Windows XP can be done either by using a Windows installation CD or by downloading it from the Microsoft website. While installing Windows XP you must check for the system requirements for its proper installation and working.
- Check for system requirements
- Sufficient power backup
- Genuine Operating system
Check for system requirements
The minimum system requirements for installing Windows XP include Pentium 233 MHz or 300 MHz processor, at least 64 MB of RAM or 128MB, 1.5GB hard disk, CDROM/DVDROM drive, Super VGA monitor, video adapter, sound cards, speakers, keyboard and mouse. Check for the drivers which are needed for the proper functioning of hardware. Upgrade the drivers of the system if necessary.
Sufficient power backup
Before installing Windows XP in Acer Aspire , make sure that the system has enough power backup. If power failure occurs, you may lose installation process of Windows XP. This will lead to reinstallation of the Windows XP. So, ensure that your laptop is charged up sufficiently. The complete installation of Windows XP will help in successful operation of the system.
Installing the genuine Operating system will help you to enjoy all the features and programs that the Microsoft provides. Therefore, check whether the Operating System you are going to install is genuine and authentic. Installing the duplicate or pirated copies might affect the system performance and its hardware. You can install Windows XP using the original installation CD or download it from the Microsoft website. Install Windows XP in your Acer Aspire using a valid product key.