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Hard Drive Problem

I have Windows Vista installed in my Notebook. I want to install the Windows XP in my Notebook, but whenever I run the CD, it is not able to detect the Hard Drive. In BIOS, no option for Hard-disk is found. Please suggest me what to do because I need it very urgently.

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Greetings...

You have 3 paths to look at and you also need to think about the need to change out Vista for XP...

Vista has gotten a bad rap on being something that does not work... it works fine... unless you have some very old program that you have to have for your job, Vista will work just fine...

Now... 1. you can install a boot manager and have both Vista and XP on your computer... 2. you can reformate you HD and install XP, you have an XP disk and code??? 3. you can run Virtual PC on Vista and install XP, still need the disk and code...
Virtual PC will allow you to fire up XP and run it as a separate program on top of Vista... and it's a free download...

Still I would look at just why you need to change... I have been running Vista since before it came out and other than a couple of programs in the beginning were a problem, everything works just great...

Have a great day...

Ed

Posted on May 28, 2008

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