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Vista isn't programmed to work with software for greeting cards, etc.

I bought new software for my new computer - looked up compatibility with Vista. Hallmark said it was. Now it seems my printer isn't compatible. I want to get rid of vista and put in xp. I have a cd. I also need more memory. Do you do that? Thanks

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Im afraid this is only an online advice site.
You can install xp from the cd, you will then have to download the drivers for your devices. (make a list before you install).
Its really easy just read everything and double check what youre doing.
As for memory check compatibility, google your motherboard reference to see what standard it takes and then buy from someone like crucial. Installing it is easy, however if you had enough to run vista xp should be ok.
I cant help thinking it would be easier just to upgrade your printer, what model is it???? Check the makers website for vista drivers........
Where do you live, maybe we can find someone local to help you

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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