Set-up Windows® XP On Acer® Veriton
How to activate and register Windows® XP® on your Acer® Veriton® desktop? What are the things to keep in mind while doing so?
The Acer® Veriton® series of desktops are configured with cutting edge hardware and essential software to give you a supreme computing experience. While your Acer® Veriton® desktop comes preloaded with an operating system, there might be an instance where you need to register and activate your copy of the software.
Discussed below are ways to activate and register Windows® XP® on your Acer® Veriton® desktop :
- How to activate and register through the Internet?
- How to activate and register Windows® XP® by telephone?
- What are the things to be kept in mind while doing so?
How to activate and register through the Internet?
Upon installation, Windows® XP® automatically takes you through the activation process. However, you have the option of choosing to activate later also. To start activating your product, you need to click the ‘Start’ menu and choose the ‘Activate Windows’ menu option. Here, you need to click ‘Yes, let's activate Windows over the Internet now’. Next, after agreeing to the Privacy Statement, you need to click ‘Next’ to finish the activation process. To register Windows® XP®, choose the appropriate options in the on-screen prompts and keep clicking ‘Next’ to finish the registration process. Your registered copy of Windows® XP® gives you access to the latest updates for the software.
How to activate and register Windows® XP® by telephone?
Activating the software through telephone, in case you don’t have an Internet connection, is another option. To start activating your product over the phone, you need to click the ‘Start’ menu and choose the ‘Activate Windows’ menu option. Next, you need to click on the ‘Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to activate Windows now’ button. From the menu that follows, you can obtain the telephone number that will help you to get your copy of Windows® XP® activated. This number varies from region to region. Now, simply get in touch with the Microsoft® customer service center to complete the activation.
There are certain things you need to be careful about while activating and registering your copy of Windows® XP®. Remember to keep your Windows® XP® documentation, as well as any packaging that came with the operating system. You need to keep the product key, a 25-digit alphanumeric code that comes with your computer, safely. You should never install pirated copies of Windows® XP®, as once they get recognized and invalidated by the manufacturer you will be prevented from receiving critical updates. Pirated software are also prone to viruses and spyware attacks capable of compromising personal security and confidential information.