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Cant install windows xp

Ok so i think this problem is very simple but i cant seem to fix it.
i got new acer 7520 and i wanna install xp.
so i put in xp cd.
it autoruns.
the option that says ''Install Windows Xp'' is unclickable, meaning its not white like the rest it dark and i cant click it. so i cant insstall xp.

All i need to know its how to install xp on vista OS

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  • ibrahim raja Feb 05, 2009

    done already also have made a seperate partition.

  • ibrahim raja Feb 05, 2009

    Ok now something else has come up.

    How will the driver for my acer aspire 7520(only meant for vista) work on xp. Can you give me a link to xp driver for my acer aspire 7520.

    And can you tell me how to format my drive which has vista. Cuz i dont think u can format something that is being used by the system.

    ps. just ingnore wat i said before,

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You Need To Boot From The XP CDrom...
Press Power Button To Boot, Hold Down F-12, Choose To Boot From CDROM, Go Through The Windows Setup Process, Remove Vista (delete it), then Format and Install XP...

Your 7520 can use the drivers from another acer model, for instance, try aspire 3000, or 5000 drivers.. or try another model...
If it's not the correct one, it will not install and throw up an error telling you it is incompatable and not going to install....

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