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Just removed Vista and installed Windows XP Pro on new LG 405-A notebook computer but can't get it to recognize the wireless card. Suggestion?

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  • Coss May 11, 2010

    Did you load the drivers for it? Or did you just let Windows try to find it?

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I loaded the drivers for it - downloaded from LG site.

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You have done big mistake that's why you are getting problem.

1)Regarding installation of win XP over windows vista.
You have to install first lower version and then higher version i.e. you should install first win xp and then windows vista. But vice-versa you can't do it.
So my suggestion is that format your c drive then install win XP
after installation win XP install win vista.

2) which operation system do you want to open .
You can remove it using windows tweak utility software wich is freely available on most of the website. Also you can manually edit it.
For manually do this.( i m not sure about windows vista it is available or not)
right click on my computer->click on Advanced Tab->setup and recovery framework click on settings->click on Edit button
You will see the boot.ini file. You can remove the windows XP line from that file.

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