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Downgrade Window Vista To Xp

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#1 eggway


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Posted 03 October 2007 - 04:10 AM

I intend to reformat my computer with vista home basic to xp home. But i was not able to do it with the XP boot CD. It appear blue screen while in the step up after i apply F8 to accept the agreement for window XP. Also an error: The disc cannot not find on the specific drive. Is there another way that i could reformat my Vista computer to XP??

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#2 JoK


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Posted 04 October 2007 - 09:50 PM


Windows XP Installer must have the appropriate SATA driver to see your HDD.
You must give this driver with press key F6 at beginning of your installation.

#3 komski


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Posted 05 October 2007 - 04:41 AM

Check the BIOS settings and if you are using a SATA HDD see if you can use an IDE-emulation setting. Vista has native supprot for AHCI but XP doesnt.

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