Set-up Windows® 7 on Acer® Aspire Systems
Tips to activate, register, and configure Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems.
Windows 7 installation on Acer Aspire systems requires a series of steps to be followed. After the installation is complete, the platform needs to be activated and registered. Even though both the processes sound similar, they have their own significance in the installation of Windows 7.
Here, we discuss about the activation, registration, and configuration of Windows 7:
- Activate Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
- Register Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
- Configure Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
Activate Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
Activating Windows 7 is the process of assuring the validity of the platform in use. The piece of software that is being used is genuine is ensured by activating the product. It unlocks the operating system. To activate Windows platforms, Microsoft offers a time period of thirty days. However, activation must be followed just after the installation of the operating system. The activation of the product opens opportunities to the user to download free patches available on the Internet. Activation demands the system to be connected to the Internet, following which click ‘Start’, right-click ‘My Computer’, and click ‘Properties’, following which click ‘Activate Windows Now’. The administrative password will be asked. Put in the password and type in the sixteen digit product key, and the click ‘Next’ to activate Windows 7. If the activation is set to ‘Automatic’, Windows activation starts three days after the system is turned on and it happens automatically.
Register Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
Registration is the process of informing Microsoft about all the personal information, so that all the latest updates are communicated to the users and the system does not miss on any important update or patch. It is an optional activity and is not mandatory. After the activation of Windows 7, the registration window comes in which asks, “Do you want to register while activating Windows 7?”. Select the option which says, “Yes I want to activate and register Windows 7”. Click ‘Next’ and it will collect a few personal information, like first name, last name, address, city, and e-mail addresses.
Configure Windows 7 on Acer Aspire systems
Windows 7 is available to be configured as per the use and need of the user. The various settings of Windows 7 can e changed, whether they are appearance and display settings or performance settings. The security settings can also be changed as per the need of the system. The configuration of User Access Control helps in configuring the rights of users on the system. Thus, configuring Windows 7 gives the liberty to customize the settings and configurations.