Setup Windows® XP in Acer® Extensa
Acer Extensa series laptops are particularly intended for business and professional users. The system is packed with Intel Core2 Duo processor, up to 4 GB DDR2 RAM, 160 GB hard disk, and 15.4-inch WXGA LCD screen. The system provides various choices of Windows operating systems which include different versions of Windows Vista and Windows XP. Acer Extensa is available in two different series. The difference in these two series is the processors equipped with the system. The latest versions of Acer Extensa series comes preinstalled with the Windows 7 operating system.
- Activate Windows XP
- Register Windows XP
- Configure Windows XP
Activate Windows XP
You could activate Windows XP in your Acer Extensa by providing the product key of the operating system to the Microsoft activation server. It is better if you are activating Windows XP at its installation time itself. You could use the Internet connection or modem for activating Windows XP. You could get in to Windows Activation Wizard by taking “Activate Windows” menu option from the start menu and click “Activate Windows over the Internet”. You could also use phone to activate Windows XP.
Register Windows XP
Registering Windows could do while you doing the activation process. You need to provide your contact information while you registering Windows so that Microsoft would notify you of latest updates available and offers provided by the Microsoft. While you activate the Windows you would get “Register with Microsoft? “Page. You need to provide your name and a valid email ID in that page for registration.
For configuring Windows XP in your Acer Extensa, you need to go with a clean boot. You could do it in one of the two ways which include using guided help and manually starting Windows XP with a clean boot. After log on to the Windows you could enable or disable different features available with the Windows according to your needs.