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Uninstall Vista How do I uninstall Vista. It does not appear the Control Panel list of installed programs. Regards Malcolm Martin

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  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    I know that Vista cannot be uninstalled from the Control Panel how do I uninstall it?

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    I have a problem installing Corel Graphics X3 and your cplleague Dell-Net spent two hours yesterday trying to solve the problem but the only advice he gave was to uninstall Vista .

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    Advice insufficient

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    Hi Dell-Net,

    As you suggested yesterday I need to uninstall and reinstall Vista to cure the problem but how do I do this.? Comus

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    Hi Dell-Net,

    I have The Dell Installation disc for Vista. Comus

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Here is the link ,it will solve your problem 
http://www.removevista.com/

the website will help you step by step to remove vista completely from your system

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    If you want to install windows xp

    http://www.removevista.com/remove_uninst...



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Just get backup of your important data and format your drive which consists windows vista.and install windows xp.vista is a newer version.
this is the link to help you further in processing.click computer problems in the link for details.
http://www.edmartechguide.com/search/label/printer%20help

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Dear Sir/madam,

Before uninstall vista Copy the "My documents" and "My pictures" folder to another drive. You can reinstall the vista with formatting the C:/ drive so please before ensure do u take all the backup files from C:/ drive.

This is the link how to uninstall. Check out.........

http://www.windowsreinstall.com/winvista/uninstall/

http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=12164

thanks
good luck

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Vista is not a software, it is an operative system, this means the software support where the rest of software is installed.
You do not "uninstall Vista". You format the disk and reinstall a different operative system (best solution) or you install other operative system, modify boot.ini file and delete Vista system folder (bad risky solution)

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Format your hard drive.

Then install the OS of your choice

Un-installing vista (o any Operating System) = formatting hard drive

Hope that helps

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HI,

You cannot uninstall vista from control panel.You will need a set of recovery disc which came with your laptop to uninstall and format vista and then reinstall it.

If you need anymore help please let me know.

Please don't forget to rate or accept the solution.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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Hi comus

I agree with Benimur to try to get the manufacturer's drivers and cds remember to take a backup of your data if you install xp because you gonna loose all data on your disk.

good luck

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  • Filip Eastman Aug 16, 2008

    Hello comus
    If you have the installation disk to vista just put it in and boot from it when you startup your computer then you just follow the steps when you reinstalls it.


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Hi,

You can not uninstall Vista. You would need to over write it by re-partitioning and then reformatting and eventually installing the other Operating System. If you are going to downgrade to XP, perhaps it may be to your advantage to verfit from your computer manufacturer's drivers/download page if said drivers are available for Windows XP or for that matter whatever OS you would be shifting to.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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    Louie Role Aug 15, 2008

    Hi again,

    Appreciate the clear-up and additional information. I was made to understand that, alternately, you can try:


    • verify that your version has the Vista logo on the box or on a sticker or are you trying to instal a downloaded trial version of Corel draw X3, if so check for malwares;

    • install Service Pack 2 (version 13.0.0.739)

    • update the video driver and/or turn down the acceleration;

    • replace pscript5.dll;

    • do a Repair from the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite installer (in the Control Panel > Programs and Features;

    • try running it in Compatibility Mode for Windows XP and see if the window renders properly. (Right-click the executable, select Properties, and go to the Compatibility tab.).
    Incidentally, you can also try keeping the F8 key pressed while loading CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT. This will reset the workspaces in case they got corrupted.

    Cheers.

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You cannot uninstall vista from control panel.

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  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    if you want to reinstall windows vista you require windows vista cd that will help you in reinstalling windows vista. there is no other way og uninstalling vista...

    Check the video this will help you with the steps

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWP9N8GllRE


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    Check the video this will help you with the steps

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWP9N8GllRE

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