> I have a notebook ACER 9301 with AMD Turion 64 bits, 180 GB Hard
> Disk, 2 GB RAM and Windows Vista but only CD Rescue not OEM.
> I Neeed work in this notebook with Windows XP, and i have a OEM CD.
> Is possible install Windows XP after Windows Vista, in a new
> partition? or it is necessary format the disk, lost Windows Vista and
> install Windows XP?
> In the second option i cannot install after Windows Vista.
> I prefer to conserve Vista and install XP after, it's possible?
I'm thinking you may have a problem using an
OEM copy of Win XP...but maybe the following
info will offer some ideas:
How to dual boot Vista and XP (with Vista installed first)
-- the step-by-step guide
Another possible solution would be to install WinXP
in a Virtual Machine...have a look at the following links:
Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
Use Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 to
run multiple operating systems at
the same time on the same physical
Using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
for Application Compatibility
(the Compatibility White Paper
that can be downloaded from this
page is very informative)
Download the full version of Microsoft
Virtual PC 2007
MS Picture It! -
Digital Image MVP
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