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Can Vista work on XP machine with win7 drivers?


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#1 mystic12

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 10:18 AM

Hp Compaq dx2000 MT business desktop, came with XP Pro, owner wants to run Vista, looking online I am seeing windows7 drivers for this unit here on HP's site:
 
 
I know normally you can use vista drivers to load win7 but this is the opposite, would this work problem free please?

Hp Compaq dx2000 MT business desktop, came with XP Pro, owner wants to run Vista, looking online I am seeing windows7 drivers for this unit here on HP's site:

http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=401821&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4051

I know normally you can use vista drivers to load win7 but this is the opposite, would this work problem free please?

 


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 10:25 AM

When I went to your link, I selected the dropdown box for OS and Vista drivers were available. Vista Home, Enterprise, and Ultimate.



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Posted 17 December 2014 - 10:29 AM

So sorry John, yes, they are there, thanks!



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Posted 17 December 2014 - 04:32 PM

Major problem with Adobe flash player, everything works fine even the dvd and cd but youtube video is showing choppy with no audio, I uninstalled adobe 3 times, I had ugraded to SP2 and I tried with all 3 browsers, chrome, FF and IE same deal, help?


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