Install Windows® XP in Toshiba® A500
Are you aware of the important things to keep in mind while installing Windows XP in Toshiba A500?
Toshiba A500 had been providing the advanced entertainment experience with Windows XP which makes easy for you to create a home network and share all your favorites. I want to do this! What's This? Microsoft Windows XP has remained a popular operating system because of its stability and user-friendly interface. Though, new operating systems are available, Windows XP still has its importance. You have to be very clear about the system requirements for the installation of Windows XP in your Toshiba A500. The processor requirements are a minimum of 300MHz and a RAM (Random Access Memory) of 128MB (Megabytes). Usually, installation of Windows XP is done through the installation disk. You could also download and install Windows XP from official website of Microsoft. This article deals with the guidelines to install Windows XP in Toshiba A500.
Following are the tips to install Windows XP in Toshiba A500 and the things to keep in mind:
- Install disk
- Partition of disk
- Restart system
Primarily, you need to insert the disk into the DVD/CD drive of Toshiba A500. The system would automatically launch the Windows XP installation procedure and you need to press ‘Enter’ in the first screen. You are supposed to select the installation options for the process to continue. Then you need to agree the license agreement and then continue the installation process.
Partition of disk
After agreeing to the license agreement you might be prompted for creating virtual hard drive in Toshiba A500. For this partition to take place, you need to select the required drive for installing Windows XP and allocate as much space required as your wish and press ‘Enter’. You are supposed to format Windows XP in ‘NTFS’ format as recommended and press ‘Enter’. Windows would start formatting automatically.
Leave the Windows XP installation disk inside the drive and restart your Toshiba A500. You are not supposed to press any key unless you are prompted for pressing any key to boot from disk. After getting the message, you could press any key to continue installation. You need to follow the instructions given by the system regarding name, product key and password by pressing ‘Next’. At last, you might get a message indicating that installation completed successfully for Windows XP in Toshiba A500.