Set-up Windows® XP on Sony® VAIO F Series
Sony Vaio F Series is a laptop manufactured by Sony. The model has been around for many years, so users of Sony VAIO F Series may need to upgrade to a latest edition of Windows. Setting up Windows new version from a DVD or a CD is difficult for those users who are not well-conversed with the configuration methods. The method is generally mechanical but some hints provided here are useful for new users.
- Install or Upgrade Windows XP on Sony VAIO F Series
- Process of installation
- Fundamental settings
Install or Upgrade Windows XP on Sony VAIO F Series
Setting up Windows XP on a Sony VAIO F Series can be achieved through a fresh installation or an upgrade. The variance is in the method and the software purchase requirements. Microsoft provides the Windows operating system at a comfortable price if the client purchases the upgrade edition. An earlier Windows operating system requires to be set-up before setting up Windows XP. A clean setting up CD enables clients to install or upgrade the operating system.
Process of installation
Windows XP OS setting up disc is a start up CD-ROM. Put the CD ROM into the Sony VAIO® F Series and restart the computer. This begins the installation operation. If you are performing a fresh set-up, the installation wizard demands a disk format. Formatting a hard drive completely eliminates any data off the drive. Many users opt to begin with a new OS, so it is essential to backup any data before preparing the installation process to format the drive. After the initial disc operating system process, the system restarts to a graphical user interface. At this moment during the setting up operation, the mouse driver is activated and communication with the system is achieved utilizing the general Windows menus and buttons. The wizard demands for regional time settings, naming the system, and to set-up the network. However, lacking network configurations, the system would not be able to connect to the Internet. For Sony VAIO F Series, it is more favorable to set-up network functions for wireless access. Windows XP reads the hardware and sets up the drivers mechanically.
Once the setting up process finishes, fundamental settings are required. For example, background themes and colors settings require to be altered. If this was an upgrade process, data should still be in the directory before the process. Overall, a clean installation may take some hours to complete.