Upgrade Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite P500
How to upgrade Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite P500 system?
With exceptional power, features and room Toshiba Satellite P500 makes a great portable alternative. The extra features give you the freedom to work and create a super size for your environment. The new model allows the users to flick through photos, shuffle files, browse online and play games with extra gaming functionality. Toshiba is also introducing its own touch-ready software which will be preinstalled exclusively on the touch screen laptops. Featuring a brilliant 18.4 diagonal widescreen HD TruBrite display, this Toshiba Satellite P500 series is designed with digital media and mainstream PC gamers in mind. This offers more features than an ordinary laptop. Harman/kardon speakers, slot loading DVD drivers, edge-to-edge displays are some of its added features. If the user wants to add some more features to the Toshiba Satellite P500 system, then the Windows XP upgradation will be the most suitable option. The upgradation choices for Windows XP are Windows Vista and to Windows 7. But you need to keep some important things such as product key before the upgradation. During the upgradation, these things will be asked. During the up-gradation process, the installation option will be asked. Two options are available; 'Custom installation' and 'Upgrade'. The options are depending upon the versions of new and old operating systems. If you choose the 'Custom installation' option, no data in the system will be stored and for the 'Upgrade' option, the data will be stored inside the system itself. So select the suitable version and follow the instructions given there. The system must be restarted after the upgradation.
The things that you need to consider during the upgradation of Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite P500 are as follows:
- Install the 'Upgrade advisor'
- Back up all the necessary files
- Update antivirus
Install the 'Upgrade advisor'
The 'Upgrade advisor' is the software program which will help you to check whether the system could work with the new operating system. This will be different for different operating systems. So install the proper upgrade advisor and check the Toshiba Satellite P500 system.
Back up all the important files
If you choose the Windows Vista upgradation, then you need to provide an additional back storage space. Instead if choosing the Windows 7 upgradation, then you need to install the Windows 7 Easy Transfer. This will let you to back up all the files during the upgradation process. You could recover files from this back up space after the upgradation process.
Before the upgradation starts, system must completely scan by the antivirus programs in the system. Also remember to turn it off after scanning. Otherwise they might make trouble during the installation. You also need to update the software. Some of the software might not work with some operating systems.
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