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Replacing windows xp with windows vista

I have a acer laptop when i purchase the operating system was windows vista than i change operating system with windows xp now i want windows vista again and i have the recovery cds. in this have any problem to my machine.

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Well...if the recovery cd was prepared from same laptop there is no problem...from my experience there is nothing to doubt to convert from xp 2 vista...if this is original recovery cd for the same pc you can proceed...otherwise before start fomating you will need to write down all the drivers name like etharnet addapter, graphics addapter, sound card, etc....then proceed....Good Luck

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Be carefull with recovery cd's
Those will wipe out everuthing you have on your harddisk
Better do a backup before you intend to install Vista

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