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I want to remove my Vista Home Premium (64 bit) os and replace with XP Pro

I just purchased a Toshiba L355 -S7829 laptop
I want to remove the Windows Vista Home Premium (64bit) os on my Toshiba and replace with XP PRO
Can you provide me a very complete step by step process to do this including what to uninstall, name and locations of all drivers that may need to be installed for this laptop and and how to install the drivers and at what exact point in the process with the new XP install.
Thanks, Kim

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  • Jeff Henry
    Jeff Henry May 11, 2010

    That's a lot of information to ask for... can I ask why you choose to downgrade?

    Drivers- check Toshiba's company website to look for drivers you may need to store on cd-rom or usb flash.

    I would check the compatibility as you mention the Vista is a 64 bit O.S.. Is this a 64 bit processor? There may be no XP drivers compatible with your setup...

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