From Vista to XP

Hewlett-packard Compaq presario c700 not...
January 15, 2009 at 22:10:03
Specs: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, 2.128 GHz / 3061 MB
Friends,

I want to return to XP. Vista Home Premium came with this laptop. Unfortunately, Vista is the worst operating system ever. But whenever I try to install XP, I get a message that XP cannot detect any hard drive. But I am currently operating vista

Why does this happen? And how can I go back to XP?


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#1
January 15, 2009 at 23:41:43
http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...

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#2
January 16, 2009 at 06:07:31
I would suggest that you try to collect ALL the necessary drivers and burn them to CDR. You may find that some are not available at all. I recently was assisting another user in your position. They couldn't get the HD sound to work at all. SP3 fixed that issue. Wireless networking drivers might also present a challenge.

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#3
January 16, 2009 at 09:24:29
I suggest you keep Vista, repartition the HDD, then install XP on the 2nd partition.

How to dual boot Vista and XP (with Vista installed first) -- the step-by-step guide with screenshots


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