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How can i install xp on my visat laptop?

I m using compaq laptop.currently it's in vista os.i want to switch to XP os.i try to install XP.it is says "NO HARD DISK DETECTED" y?what can i do?please let me know....

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First of all let me tell u one thing u cannot install XP when you have Vista, cause higher version will never take a lower version of os. for this i recommend that u format your hard disk drive. now you say that you computer says there is no hard drive detected for this is recommend do little change in your cmos setup disable sata port thats it

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