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Hi, I hold a Compaq c740tu notebooke PC with the pre installed windows vista. I face problems on running certain softwares and hence would like to downgrade to Windows XP. I managed to get almost all drivers for it. I enquired with HP tech. support and they are not recomending to downgrade the OS. I would like to know your openion on doing it. Thanks in advance Mithun

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This the most common problem now a days that most laptop buyers suffer from and the company will not recommend you to do this because its against there policy. But you can do it on your risk and performance will not be affected it works well and we all are use too operate the win xp. so carry on and please make one recovery disc so that if you cant success than you may at least recover you vista.

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Yes do not downgrade or you Will have problems. Microsoft is planning to stop support for xp in the future and already have a new OS-7 coming out to replace vista. A lot of software that does not say it is for xp will work on vista. Just because it does not say for vista does not mean it will not work on vista. Good Luck. I love Xp too but I will not downgrade to go back because microsoft is only going to make it obsolete in the future.
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    Samuel Spell Jan 18, 2009

    vipin is not correct. If you are a tech it may work fine for you. Just look up all the problems people are having downgrading from vista to xp gogge it and see for yourself.

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