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I AM HAVING TOSHIBA SATELLITE L45 S7423 LAPTOP WITH VISTA . I WANT TO INSTAL XP IN IT. I TRYED BUT I AM GETTING THE ERROR THAT IS "SETUP DID NOT FIND ANY HDD IN THIS COMPUTER". I TRIED THIS IN OTHER WAYS ALSO THAT IS , 1. I COULD NOT CHANGE THE RAID MODE TO IDE MODE IN BIOS. 2. I COULD NOT CHANGE / DISABLE THE SATA DRIVER IN BIOS I AM NOT HAVING ANY FLOOPY DRIVER IN ADDITION TO IT. PLEASE ANSWER MY PROBLEM..................IN MY EMAIL ID mathsrmg@sify.com

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From what we have been told, you cannot downgrade back to XP if the computer was made for Vista. But, you can go the other way if the XP computer has compatible hardware. The reason has to do with the design of the mother board firmware and BIOS calls used in the dedicated Vista computers.

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