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Windows os i have a compaq CQ40-108TU laptop i can't succeed xp sp2 installation in this laptop so how i can install xp sp2. when i am installing windows xp sp2 by using my dvd rw so it show me fattal error when hard disk initialige for partition. sombody says that you can not install xp sp2 because the laptop is specially for windows vista or xp sp3. another way you should install sata hard disk drivers first through usb floppy drive then you can success xp sp2, but i have not usb floppy drive. please it's urgent

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  • viveka_syste Mar 11, 2009

    when i start installation of xp for cq40 laptop fattal error meesage

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Its true. the Bios or HDD driver wont allow you to install Win XP on it.. This BIOS is compatible with only Win Vista. The only easy way to do it is by creating 2 partitions while installing vista. once vista is installed- install XP with Dual boot and than format the vista partition.

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