Start here for a refreshing PC experience.
Section 1: Setting up your new PC........................4-15
Section 2: Setting up your Windows Live ID.........16-23
Section 3: A quick overview of your new PC........24-28
Section 4: Information and support....................29-31
Setting up your
Use this guide to get up and running innine simple steps.
Microsoft Engineers have spent time carefully tuning your Microsoft Signature
PC to help achieve maximum performance, as well as, including software that
makes it really fly. For you, that translates to a uniquely enjoyable experience.
Your new computer is modified for even more reliability and streamlined
to be as fast as it can be. And with Windows LiveTMEssentials, Internet
Explorer® 9, Zune® music software, Microsoft® Security Essentials, and
more, it’s loaded with features that are in perfect step with your lifestyle.
With Microsoft Signature your computer’s contents and settings may
differ somewhat from those of the manufacturer. Therefore, you should
use this guide to set up your new PC. You’ll be off and running in just a
To getstarted, follow the simple steps beginning on the next page.
Step 1: Assign a name
First things first. Power on your new computer, and you’ll be prompted
to create a user name and computer name.
Step 2: Create a password
It’s a good idea to create a password for your account. You can enter one here.
Choose a password that you can remember easily, but others can’t guess.
Youcan also enter a hint to help you remember it.
Step 3: Review usage agreement
This step allows you to review and accept the agreements required for
use of your new PC. Look over the agreements and check the boxes
to accept the terms.
Step 4: Choose an update setting
Windows® 7 installs regular updates automatically to protect your PC
and improve its performance. To get themost out of your experience,
if presented with this dialog, we suggest choosing “Use recommended
settings” in this step.
Step 5: Set your clock
Now, select the time zone you live in.
Step 6: Choose a wireless network
If a wireless network is present, Windows 7 will automatically help you
connect to it in this step. Just choose the right network and add the
Step 7: Select your location
In this step, you’ll specify where your computer is located so Windows 7 can
apply the correct settings. Most likely you’ll want to choose “Home network.”
Step 8: Create a home group
Creating a home group links computers on a network so you can share
photos, music, and videos—even printers. Before moving on, be sure to
writedown your passkey on page 30.
To learn more, click on the link, “Tell me more about home groups.”
Step 9: Allow setup to complete
It takes Windows 7 just a moment to apply your settings, then your PC
setup is complete.
You’re good to go
Your new computer is set up, enhanced, and running Windows 7.
Now you can start enjoying it.
Part of the Microsoft Signatureprocess involves altering or removing some
of your computer’s software. This—along with all the great things we’ve
added—is how the Microsoft Signature enhances your PC experience.
Get more from your experience—share photos and videos, chat with
friends, check email.
Step 1: Create a Windows Live ID
Share photos and videos, chat with friends—even write ablog.
Windows Live® lets you get the most out of your new PC experience.
First, you’ll need to create your own Windows Live ID. To get one, sign up
at http://home.live.com. If you already have one, skip to page 19.
Step 2: Activate your account
In this step, you’ll fill in your information to complete the activation of your
Windows Live ID account.
Step 3: Link your...
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