How to Design Your Own HP Laptop

By V. L. Hamlin

Design your own HP laptop quickly and easily online. The entire process won't take you more than a few minutes and your laptop yourself will save you money over buying a pre-configured model. You get to choose the hardware you need and pick only the accessories and software you want to be included with your new laptop.

Step 1

Go to the HP website by typing into the address bar at the top of your web browser.

Step 2

Select "Laptops & Tablets" from the menu options at the left side of the page.

Step 3

Choose a base model laptop, depending on your needs, from the options available.

Step 4

Click on "Customize & Buy" from the menu options on the left.

Step 5

Select the operating system you want.

Step 6

Choose a processor.

Step 7

Select the memory you need on your HP laptop.

Step 8

Choose a hard drive.

Step 9

Select an optical drive for playing CDs or DVDs.

Step 10

Choose a wireless card for using the Internet while on the go.

Step 11

Select a battery from the options available.

Step 12

Choose accessories for use with your HP laptop computer.

Step 13

Select different productivity software to be installed, depending on your needs.

Step 14

Choose security software to protect your computer from viruses and worms.

Step 15

Select theft protection.

Step 16

Choose an extended warranty program.

Click on "Review & Buy" and follow the directions on the screen for checkout.