Install Windows® XP® on Lenovo® G550 laptops
Are you interested in installing Windows® XP® on Lenovo® G550 laptop?
To ensure smooth function of Lenovo G5509 laptop, it is necessary to install an operating system that suites your system’s configuration and model. Lenovo G550 laptop facilitates faster applications and an improved performance. In order to ensure that the system supports multi-tasking, you need to install Windows XP.
The following points need to be kept in mind while installing Windows XP on Lenovo G550 laptop:
- Guidelines to install Windows XP on Lenovo G550 laptop
- Install drivers for Windows XP on Lenovo G550 laptop
- Things to keep in mind while doing so
Guidelines to install Windows XP on Lenovo G550 laptop
Installing Windows XP operating system on Lenovo G550 laptop is nothing but downgrading the operating system from Windows 7 to Windows XP operating system. For installing Windows XP on the system, you need to insert the bootable Windows disk in the CD-ROM and then restart the system. Then you need to press any key to start the booting process. Windows will begin the setup process and hard drive partition will be displayed. You need to delete that partition and then reformat it so that you can install Windows XP operating system. After this, just start the installation process that will take some time. After the installation is complete, you need to click on the ‘Finish’ button and restart your system. Then you need to activate your operating system through the Internet.
Install drivers for Windows XP on Lenovo G550 laptop
After completing the installation, you need to install all the drivers that are needed for Windows XP operating system. You can download these drivers from the Internet by selecting appropriate drivers that are compatible with Windows XP operating system. The drivers of Intel chipset should be downloaded from the official website. You also need to install the drivers of various other hardware devices that are connected to the system. These hardware devices include audio drivers, video drivers, modem drivers, LAN drivers, Power manager, and Intel chipset Graphics driver.
While installing the Windows XP operating system, it is necessary that to install it from the official website or choose a correct CD to install on your system. You also need to take a backup of all the data that was stored on the system by using the recovery disk or with the help of rescue software. Even while installing drivers for other hardware devices, you need to select the Windows XP compatible drivers so that it functions properly with the system.