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Help 30 days ago i used a upgrade your windows vista experience anytime upgrade. after the ttrail my computer locked up cant do any thing on it i want windows xp back can you please help

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Backup all your files onto disk, format hardrive, and insert your windows xp disk and turn your pc back on...you will have wondows xp, vista will be removed.

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There are 4 slots for memory all together, and each slot can hold 2 gig memory chips in each one, for a total of 8 gig's of ram!

That would cause a serious performance improvement for you.

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just download the software bellow the download link ,hope it will help you.
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write the file in CD
Insert CD, Restart the PC
Boot from CD .and follow ale cd instruction.



Let me know if any further clarification is required. Hope this helps! Dont forget to rate the solution!!

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Vista is a huge change for you then. I understand your frustration.


It really just depends on what your used to, your PC specs,etcs..

You do not need to buy a new computer just to have XP.

What you can do is erase Vista off the new sony, and install XP. I can help guild you if you like, on the phone it's almost a 1-3 hour talk. Depending on your experience etc..


It's an easy process downgrading to XP, all you need is:
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That's it, you get that and we can down grade your Sony to XP.

I recommend people get vista for a secondary PC like have a desktop that you do your work on, and if you have a laptop get vista on it as your personal computer. But on the desktop being your work keep it as is.


Let us know what you decide,

Thanks and I hope this helps,

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