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XP Downgrade HELP i want to put Windows XP on my Acer Aspire 5720Z and it wont let me, i want to downgrade from vista, because it is, well, crap. and i want xp so is there a way i can use my copy of XP to downgrade.

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  • pongo123 Feb 17, 2008

    i tried this but it is because windows vista only lets you downgrade if you have buisness or ultimate, and im not paying to upgrade when i have already payed for an XP disk. so booting the disk doesnt work



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You need to start windows setup straight from cd. To do so you may need to change the boot sequence from bios.You will also need a bootable windows xp cd (not the upgrade version). Setup xp as new installation. Ensure you can get all necessary drivers and software for windows xp.

Hint: Vista works fine if it has enough ram memory, and you wont lose your valid licence and all software provided with vista.


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