> I have recently upgraded to Vista using an HP express upgrade disc and find
> it not as satisifing (yet) as I expected. So I want to revert back to XP
> using my XP recovery disc I created before I've upgraded.....
It really shouldn't be necessary to use the HP Recovery disk, thereby
necessitating the re-installation of all of your applications, as well.
If you actually performed an upgrade, rather than a clean installation
of Vista, you should be able to revert to WinXP:
How to restore a computer to a previous Windows installation after you
install Windows Vista
>.... and later during the
> months or years I would reinstall Vista when maybe SP2 comes out or
> something. So I was just wondering if when you install Vista again after
> unistalling Vista before to XP, will that product key (Vista) work? Please
> give me tips and detailed steps on how to sucessfully install Vista again
> after uninstalling Vista before to XP.
Yes, you should be able to re-use that Vista Upgrade Product Key at a
later date. At worst, it might fail to activate via the Internet, and
you'll have to make a 5 minute phone call.
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