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Acer laptop and Windows XP

I am planning on buying this

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4125271&CatId=17

This laptop runs Vista Home
I have genuine XP Pro CD for installation
Can I just use the XP CD to change the operating system
or is there something else involved ?
Thanks,
Mani

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You can try but don't get your hopes up. Some laptops now are designed for VISTA and VISTA ONLY.

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