Setup Windows® XP® in Sony® VAIO Y Series Laptop
Sony VAIO Y Series Laptops offer a range of features that are absolutely stunning and power-packed. This stylish ultra-portable notebook is a joy for every user as it delivers high-definition viewing with its high resolution monitor. It also has an appealing exterior which is fitted with many one-touch buttons to open variety of applications. This laptop normally comes with the Windows 7 operating system. However, this article will deal with setting up of Windows XP in this series.
- Activate Windows XP
- Register Windows XP
- Configure Windows XP
Activate Windows XP
The steps needed to activate Windows on a system are mentioned here. Click “Start” and then select “All Programs”. Go to “Accessories” and then select “System Tools”. Once it lists all the options available, search and click the “Windows Activation” option. If there is no “Windows Activation” option available then click on the Windows Activation icon in the notification area. This finishes the initial step towards activation of the Windows XP operating system. Then there appears an option which says “Yes, let’s activate Windows over the Internet now” in a new window. Click on this option. But ensure that the Internet connection is turned on in your system. Read the “Windows Product Activation Privacy Statement” and then click “Back” and then “Next”. Two options will be available which prompts you to register and activate at the same time or just activate and register later. You can choose either option. However, register and activate at the same time is the recommended option.
Register Windows XP
Once you select the first option of registering and activating the account at the same time, you will be prompted to give the product activation key. Once you enter it in the activation server wizard, your request will be processed and finally activated. In order to register your account, you need to give your “Administrator” name to the computer. The name that you give in that dialog box is the one which allows you change your operating system whenever you wish. After activating and registering your account, you shall be eligible to enjoy all benefits of the Windows XP operating system.
You can customize your Windows operating system to give you the desired performance levels. For example, you can change the firewall settings, proxy settings etc to match your needs. So, once after you setup this operating system, try to configure it to your needs or else you can leave it the way it is.