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I want to convert windows vista to xp but not succes. windows vista boot easy but windows xp i couldn't in my hp G-60 laptop. how it do

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Hi there,

You jave to do a clean install, simply put the xp cd in the cd/dvd drive and reboot the computer, please make sure that your cd/dvd drive is the first option on the boot priority. Normally you find these setings in the bios(setup) and you have to press a button when the computer start. Normally they write on the screen : press "(the button)" to setup.

Hope that helps
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Hp 110-3030NR just bought used, wants a password , will not boot without it, don't know where the f keys are, so can't get to safe mode


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Goodmorning.. This is naome from the Philippines. I got this problem with my PC it was infected with this worm/virus named jhowly-bee and I was wondering if my Hp Pavilion Entertainment PC can be converted...


You might try it, if it is already infected with the virus. Make sure it's not a virus that resides in memory or CMOS.

After that, you can format and reinstall with windows XP. There is a program call Driver Genius Professional which will search all the drivers for you.

If it doesn't work, just reinstall the OEM Vista.


Hope it helps.
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Hello: I have a problem in my notebook hp dv4 1129la, the computer was working well but then suddendly I turned on and the OS couldn`t run, the sreen showed a message saying: no boot device found, insert...


Hi there !

Yes, it can be repair and all you need in Windows XP installer CD to repair your operating system and all your information will be brought back.

1. If you have the Windows XP installer CD, put in the CDROM drive and turn on your computer and try to make sure that it will boot up in your CDROM drive. A message will display " press any key to boot to CD" and press any key.

2. After it will go to Windows XP set up and below instruction will appear:

a. To set up Windows XP now, press Enter
b. To repair Windows XP installation using recovery console, press R
c. To quit set up without installing Windows XP, press F3

Since you want to repair it, you should press R to repair and it will not delete your files on that partition.

3. After that just go on through the process and after repairing it will reboot itself and run Windows XP.

I hope it helps you. Good Luck and Thank you for using FixYa !

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My laptop was need to activation


A Compaq Presario 700US doesn't have the hardware to run Vista.
1.Processor: AMD Duron processor that operates at 900MHz

2.Ram Memory: 256MB of PC133 ram memory, (SDR Sdram that operates at 133MHz)
3.Graphics: VIA S3 Integrated graphics chip

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00255264&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=95525

Your laptop will run Windows XP, but I would advise upping the ram memory amount to the maximum, for the best Windows XP experience. That would be 384MB of ram memory.

Change to Windows XP? Sure. Just buy the full installation disk of Windows XP. (About $95 US online)
Be sure to go into your BIOS Setup, and in Boot Options set the first boot device to CDROM.

Whoever tried to put Windows Vista on that laptop, didn't know what they were doing. That laptop Will Not run it!

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00255264&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=95525

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go to bios setup n change sata driver to ATA from AHCI n  also disable da flash play module

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I don't know what OS your HP laptop is installed with.

If it is Windows 8, Windows Password Hint, PIN code, Microsoft account can be used to login HP laptop. After logon successfully, change, recover or reset Windows 8 password is available.

If it is Windows 7, Password hint or another administrator account may help you. But if you don't have all of these, try password reset disk. Create it before Windows 8 locked or with Windows 8 Password Recovery tool is OK.
Besides these, Chntpw USB disk also works for Windows 7/Vista etc.

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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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Unable to install windows XP on my Notebook


you can't install Windows Xp from witin Windows vista. (not backwards comparable).
restart the computer press F12 when the HP logo comes up. that will bring you into BIOS. select advace>>boot order.
select CD-ROM as first boot. HHD asn second.
exit the BIOS and restart the laptop with CD in the CD drive.
press enter when the system start to install from CD......
and follow the screen (must reformat the HHD).

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Hp pavillion dv6000 laptop drivers for microsoft windows XP prof.


try to download belarc advisor software. Run this in your vista OS and send it to me so I can check your hardware specs. This is the only way to avoid problems in the future or before you start the formatting.

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