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Reinstallation of XP operating system to my Inspiron 1200

Need to know if an XP operating system CD for a desktop is different than a laptop before I try this on my laptop. I have already backed up any documents and info needed on an external hard drive and now I am ready to start this process and just want to make sure this is the way to go?

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Frcs68 is right ! you CAN install that XP operating system on your laptop ! and you will need to get drivers for audio , ect...

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You can use any Windows Xp CD to install the operting system on your laptop.
however, you need to download few device driver like network, audio, video, chipset, etc..... from the manufactures' website and place them on a CD before you start. otherwise you will have network driver fro you get on the Internet.
DO NOT DOWNLOAD BIOS UPDATE. unless you are 110% sure you need it.

Good luck!

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Yes, Its designed for two completely different systems so yeah its different.

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