Configuration options for updating windows xp pro

27 Jun

After pressing Customize go to the Languages tab and select the “Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages”. BTW, if you have a NIC that is not in the HCL (see the What’s the HCL?

page) and XP cannot detect it, or if you don’t have a NIC at all, setup will skip this step and you will immediately go to the final phase of the setup process.

If you want to join a domain (NT 4.0 domain of W2K/2003 Active Directory domain) enter the domain’s name in the “Yes, make this computer a member of the following domain” box.

To successfully join a domain you need the following: Also, you need to have connectivity to the domain’s domain controllers (only to the PDC if on an NT 4.0 domain) and a fully functional DNS server (only in AD domains).

Windows Vista Update: We’ve recently added similar instructions for how to install Windows Vista When you run the Windows XP Professional Setup program, you must provide information about how to install and configure the operating system.

Thorough planning can make your installation of Windows XP Professional more efficient by helping you to avoid potential problems during installation.

This is especially true when attempting to connect to Small Business Server 2003 desktops.

You must specify the IP address of the computer, and if you don’t know what the Subnet Mask entry should be – you can simply place your mouse pointer over the empty area in the Subnet Mask box and click it.

Read the Joining a Domain in Windows XP Pro and Requirements when Joining a Domain pages for more on this issue.

Enter the Active Directory domain name (in the form of xxx.yyy, for example: DPETRI.

As a Microsoft Windows support professional, one of your tasks may be to install the operating system.

This article provides a step-by-step tutorial on installing Windows XP Pro.