Install Windows® XP in Toshiba® Tecra R10
How do you install Windows XP in Toshiba Tecra R10?
The key feature of Â Toshiba Tecra R10 is that it is a customizable system. It looks like a normal laptop; the only physical difference is that has a stylus located in the socket. With the aid of the stylus the user can easily enjoy the convenience of a pen based utility. It weighs 2.8 kg and measures in at 328x289.7x38.4mm. Thus, it is very mobile. Toshiba Tecra R10 comprises of an Intel Pentium M 735 processor, 1.7GHz, 512 MB of RAM and 60 GB of hard drive space. It also possesses a DVD Super Multi-Drive. Windows XP is the most common operating system used in Toshiba Tecra R10.
The tips to install Windows XP in Toshiba Tecra R10:
- Check for minimum system requirements
- Check for device drivers
- Back up the data
Check for minimum system requirements
Before installing Windows XP in Toshiba Tecra R10, the user has to check for the minimum system requirements. Toshiba Tecra R10 comes with the latest hardware that is needed to run any existing operating system and this includes Windows XP. Luckily, Windows XP requires a small system configuration to run. Toshiba Tecra R10 can be downgraded from its Windows Vista Operating System to Windows XP Operating System.
Check for device drivers
The user must ensure that there is a proper device driver on the operating system. The proper device drivers on the system are responsible for the proper working of the hardware on the system. The device drivers might vary for different operating systems. The device drivers for Windows XP Operating System can be downloaded and installed on the laptop to ensure that the system works properly.
If the existing data is removed from the system and a new operating system is to be installed on it, then you need to back up all the important files and data that exist on the old operating system. The data that is present on the previous operating system must be installed on the secondary storage such as optical media or also online backup.