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Can't install xp in compaq presario cq40-133tu laptop when i boot it from xp cd after booting it shows blue screen error

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You mean you need to downgrade your computer from Windows Vista to XP?
if so is the case, you need to go to the BIOS in the Boot menu, select IDE from ACPI.
put the boot option to boot from CD first or disable Boot from hard disk.
then you will be able to downgrade your computer from Vista to XP.

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either the disk is corrupt,missing files or wrong version .causing blue screen.(fatal exception)
you could try leaving the disk in and reboot ...
when in windows select run D: or what ever letter is assigned to cd drive .( start , run , type in d: and enter)
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Is it a restart with a blue screen? Is it XP?
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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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