Setup Windows® 7 in Toshiba® Satellite L500 Series
Toshiba Satellite® L500 Series offers a variety of core processors to the users. This includes the Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon and AMD X2 Turion processor. The capacity of the hard disk that the laptop could support is about 500 Gigabytes. The system comes with a 2 Gigabytes RAM memory and is expandable to four with the 2 inline Memory modules that are present on the hardware. The system is preinstalled with Windows® 7 operating system; the operating system varies between Windows® 7 Home Premium, Windows® 7 Professional and the Windows® 7 Ultimate. The Windows® 7 activation and registration is a very important step during Windows® setup as it provides all the important updates to the system.
- Direct activation through Internet
- Activation through other means
- Registration of Windows® 7
- Configuring the operating system
Direct activation through Internet
Activation of the Windows® 7 operating system is a very important step to prevent software counterfeiting. The operating system after being installed on the laptop provides a time period by which it must be activated without which certain features of the operating system will be disabled from being used. The Windows® 7 can be activated through Internet, through a modem line or through the telephone. The Windows® can be activated through the Windows® operating system by opening Properties through My Computer and running the Activate Windows® Online now.
Activation through other means
The Windows® 7 can be activated through the modem; this can be done by entering and opening up the Properties and running the “Show other ways to activate”. Select the “Use modem to connect directly to my activation service” option. You can also activate the operating system through the telephone service. Select the closest location and check the available phone numbers. Once the number is called to, an automated system will help in the activation process of the operating system.
The registration of Windows® 7 can be a non essential part of the activation process of the operating system. The registration is when you enter your personal information such as name, address, e-mail etc. The registration helps Microsoft® in keeping you constantly updated on the new products and the offers that are present in the market. The user can select these products, updates or even upgrades if needed.
The operating system, once it is installed, can be configured as needed by the user. The configuration of the operating system determines the accessibility and privileges for its users. The Windows® 7 is now built with the limited user account. Here the account will be given administrative rights. It prompts the user before the programs are allowed to run on the system. Proper configuring of the system can help prevent unauthorized running of programs and access to the system.