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Downgrade from vista home basic to xp sp2

I need to encrypt my laptop with pointsec for data protection but its not compatible with vista home basic. I must down grade to xp spk2 but I google about the downgrade and drivers for my toshiba A135-S2276. can you be of help with the lan, audio, graphics etc pls

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How to get software for downgrade from vista basic to xp sp2 oper


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I unable to install Xp in my compaq cq61-132tu. The install option just doesn't get highlighted. Also, i don't have another computer.


I assume you are attempting a "downgrade" to Xp from Vista, since this laptop does not come with XP.
From the Compaq information page:
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However, if what you want is a an XP look and feel so you can compute the way you used to, change the Vista to look like XP in the display properties.
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Downgrading from Vista Basic to XP


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Have you tried the "compatability" mode built into Vista. Also go to Microsfts site and search for answers as they now have better number of "fixes" to issues similar to yours.

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Aug 11, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

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I GOT DIFFICULTIES USING VISTA HOME BASIC


boot into bios and choose auto for the hard drive to let it find it. Then f10 or f9 which ever yours is to save and reboot.


This link also describes the downgrade process.

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9040318

Jan 22, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2266 Notebook

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There is no way to legally get the product key for Windows XP without buying a copy of Windows XP.

Also, if you have Vista Home Premium or Basic, you will have to do a fresh install of XP, only Vista Business and Ultimate allow for downgrading.

Here is an article about downgrading to XP from Vista:

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9040318
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Downgrading from vista to XP2


Hey, yes your laptop can be downgraded to xp sp2
But I'm unable to find any drivers for it.

Try contacting toshiba for assistance.

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Down grade to windows xpsp2


Only OEM editions of Windows Vista Business and Vista Ultimate can be downgraded to Windows XP Professional. Microsoft offers no downgrade rights for Vista Home Basic or Home Premium.
Sorry

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