Install Windows® XP in Lenovo® IdeaPad S12 Laptop
The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 was later upgraded to NVIDIA ION version that offers high performance. The most attractive feature of the Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is the presence of VeriFace technology for facial recognition. This would help the user to achieve more security because the face of the user itself is the password. Another functionality called Lenovo Quick Start would help the user to access the Internet without waiting for the operating system to boot. It also provides excellent sound clarity with the help of Dolby Headphone technology. The web camera of Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is so designed to provide decent video output. It comes with pre-installed Windows XP and Intel Atom N270 processor. It has a full-sized keyboard to provide more typing speed.
- Save relevant data
- Windows XP installation
- Driver installation
Save relevant data
Before starting the installation process you would require to take the backup of all the data in the particular drive on which you are going to install the OS. It is possible to use any storage media like CD, DVD or even external hard disk. While doing the installation process, data in certain folders would be lost. If you have the copy of the data then you could restore it after your installation process.
Windows XP installation
First of all you must have an original Windows installation disc. This is the must because during the process you would be asked to give the product key which is present only with original versions. For starting the installation process you would require to insert the CD. After booting from the CD, Windows would start detecting the hardware and default drivers. After that you would be provided with the list of partitions on your system. You could select the suitable partitions for installing Windows XP. Windows would start copying the files and your system would be installed with Windows XP.
After installing the particular version of Windows XP you would install all the necessary and compatible drivers for your system. You would be provided with the driver CD when you brought the system. Insert this CD and install all the necessary system drivers. While installing the driver make sure that these drivers are compatible with your newly installed operating system.