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Re installing Xp, from vista

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Old 06-07-2007
Mr_Spock1952
 

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Re installing Xp, from vista
I have been running Vista Home Premium for some time now and do not like it.
I want to re-install my system back to Windows XP Profess. Can any one please
help me with all the steps I must do and or Take. My files are already backed
up.
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Old 06-07-2007
peter
 

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Re: Re installing Xp, from vista
Set your BIOS to boot off the CD
Insert XP Pro Cd and boot up..look for the words"press any Key to boot from
CD....press a key
start the installation and when the screen comes up Format the drive that
VIsta is on and continue with the install
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase...p_sg_clean.asp
peter
"Mr_Spock1952" <MrSpock1952@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I have been running Vista Home Premium for some time now and do not like
>it.
> I want to re-install my system back to Windows XP Profess. Can any one
> please
> help me with all the steps I must do and or Take. My files are already
> backed
> up.



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Old 06-07-2007
Rock
 

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Re: Re installing Xp, from vista
"Mr_Spock1952" wrote
>I have been running Vista Home Premium for some time now and do not like
>it.
> I want to re-install my system back to Windows XP Profess. Can any one
> please
> help me with all the steps I must do and or Take. My files are already
> backed
> up.


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Old 06-07-2007
mikeyhsd
 

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Re: Re installing Xp, from vista
have you considered using VPC2007 and running xp as a guest os in a virtual environment.
if you have sufficient memory might be the easiest as then you would have both available.
and ease the learning curve into vista.



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I have been running Vista Home Premium for some time now and do not like it.
I want to re-install my system back to Windows XP Profess. Can any one please
help me with all the steps I must do and or Take. My files are already backed
up.
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