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My laptop gives giving me blue screen,i tried installing windows seven and cant get a graphic card dricer for it,and now i want to install windows xp and it refuses to read the cd

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Most likely a bad disk, try copying the disk to a new blank CD on another machine and use that.

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2. You can't literally "uninstall" Vista, but if you want XP instead, you
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4. Over and above the licensing issue in point 3, many OEM version of
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