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Windows 7 to XP


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#1 havenoidea

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 07:13 PM

I am getting a new laptop with win7 installed. Can I down grade it to XP with the os from a desktop that I no longer use?

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 07:03 AM

It depends. Not all new systems support XP. You'll need to check with the manufacturer's website to see if there are XP drivers available (all laptop drivers should always be obtained from the computer manufacturer's website exclusively). BTW, not that it's any of my business, but why would you want to do that anyway?

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 07:07 AM

Windows XP support will end on the 14th April 2014 which includes the updates.

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 07:20 AM

There is also a matter of licensing...when attempting to move an O/S from one system to another. Any OEM license precludes such.

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 09:02 PM

I really don't care for the windows 7 operating system. It seems that there is alot of problems with win7. Thanks for the responses. Have a good day.

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 06:54 AM

Have you ever used Windows 7? I suggest you give it a try - most people love it.

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 08:10 AM

Windows 7 is more simplified :thumbup2:

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 08:12 AM

Windows 7 is more simplified :thumbup2:


Than what?




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