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Error -need to re-install the operating system

Good morning sir,

I would like to ask for an information on how I can revive my computer operating system on my Laptop computer operating on a Windows vista Home Basic 32 BIT.Evertime I log in it appears in the windows an error indicating that I have to re-install my operating software.
Now what I have using the operating system of Home Premium Vista.
I need to revive the original Vista Home Basic Operating Program.
Please kindly send me the complete procedure on how can I can recover or how I can bring back my original operating program.

Please send it to my e-mail adds.

My Comnputer Brand is Dell Laptop Computer Vostro 1400.

Thanks.

Ramelo S. Jacobe.

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  • Meljack Jun 28, 2008

    I can't revive my original operating program Windows Vista Basic

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I think you upgraded from Windows Vista Home Basic to Windows Home Premium. In windows operating system you can only upgrade but can never downgrade an operating system. The best solution to this is to back-up your datas by either using a flash drive or burn CD's using your existing Home Premium system. After doing so, perform a clean format using DOS. Before doing so, gather all the CD installer that comes with your laptop like video, sound, LAN etc.. This is to install the drivers that will work with the new operating system.

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Insert your Windows Vista Basic CD into the CD ROM drive and restart your computer.

It will autoboot from the CD and you can reinstall Vista Basic.

Should you have further problems don't hesitate to give more details.

Donnie

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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