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Problem installing xp

I hav an acer 5580-6432 laptop that has vista as its os now there are some of my software that do not function .Now i have decided to change the os ,when i insert xp professional bootable cd it does not accept.what i shall do? plz help

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I would not advise trying to install an older OS because many people have found that the bios is an updated version to run Vista, and when XP is installed there are many problems surrounding the processor and other hardware issues. The only way around it may be to run the vista cd if you have one and then format using the cd, then try running XP disc after that, but caution is advised.

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