Question about Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop
I have a Sony Vaio and an Acer Aspire 5100 with windows vista on them and would like to remove it to install win XP. I have the boot disk but the vista system will not let me install it from bios boot or regular boot. "Version of windows on computer is newer than version on cd" displays on screen. How do I get around this problem?
Have or can you get a win 95/98 disk...
these disks utilize the dos enviroment...
when you boot with them you can easily get in the dos platform (c://prompt)
once there type in fdisk and follow instructions.
you can also do this from usb ..you need to make usb bootable first.
you may be able to use xp disk and choose repair which will take you to the dos prompt.
you may be able to format hd with vista disk and before it start to install files interrupt it(remove disk)
not advisable though.
if you want program to create bootable usb let me know.
I'll need youre email address to send via attachment.
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
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