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Reformat windows vista.

My laptop is using windows vista,but it not so stable,so i want to reformat & install to windows XP.

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1)You'll need to go to your laptop manufacturer's website and download any drivers that you find for it.
2) Backup your data to dvd, cd or external drive
3) Insert the Windows CD in the tray and boot to the CD.
4) Proceed through the screens and until you're copy of XP is installed.
5)Reload your drivers
6)Reload your data

If you have any questions, please reply back anytime.

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Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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