Upgrade Windows® XP® in Toshiba® Satellite L500
What are the guidelines to upgrade Windows XP system in Toshiba Satellite L500 system?
Windows XP is an operating system provided by Windows. The operating system upgradation in your Toshiba Satellite L500 system needs in two situations. One is the system slow performance and the other is to improve the system performance by adding more functionalities. You can either upgrade to any of the higher versions of Windows XP or to the different versions such as Windows Vista or Windows 7. To upgrade from Windows XP to higher version of Windows OS, you need to choose the custom option during the new operating system installation process. A custom installation option prevents you from storing files. This is because custom installation is also known as clean installation process. If you are choosing Windows XP upgradation, Windows easy transfer will let you to move the movies and folders to any other location before installing latest Windows 7. If you are not using this option, manual changing is also available to back up the files and folders. If you have downloaded the correct version of operating system, you can start the installation process. Choose the install option and select the custom option. If any types of error messages come during the installation, use the command prompt to solve those errors.
Things to look out while the Windows XP upgradation processes in your Toshiba Satellite L500 system are as following:
- Enough memory capacity
- Download from proper website
- Remember to back up files
Enough memory capacity
Whatever the version of operating system to which you are going to upgrade Windows XP, you should need sufficient memory capacity. The insufficient memory capacity might stop the installation process in Toshiba Satellite L500 automatically. You may need reinstallation. In order to avoid all such problems, you should check whether the memory capacity is suitable for the upgradation.
Download from proper website
If you upgrade the operating system by downloading the upgraded versions from the Internet, the chance of errors is more. You might be misleaded to some types of wrong upgradations and that might damage your Toshiba Satellite L500 system itself. So always use the Microsoft’s website to upgrade to the correct version of operating system.
If you choose the custom installation option to upgrade the operating system, all the files in the Windows XP operating system will lost. You may never recover those files. So if any of the important files are there in the existing operating system, remember to back up those files and folders.
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