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Thamks thanks I have 3 discs for compaq quick restore home sp1 but tried that will not do it because vista is still on.. i have downloaded windows xp3 but again rejects it because vista is still on, i need to remove vista 1st I believe. Dean

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  • deanieweenie Jul 11, 2008

    have only a homer edition windows xp disc and when try to download it says older version that what i have on.. guess that means vista

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Hello Dean

In Ideal scenarios your Restore Disks should work even if you have the Vista on the computer.
I hope you are using the right steps in order to perform that restore as you need to boot up using the disk 1.

Another step you can do is to Reinstall the XP using a disk(Which you may borrow from someone) after formating the harddrive, however you will have to reinstall all the software programs and the drivers as well.

Hope this helps.
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Sammy

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