Sony VAIO downgrade to WinXP

Dell / 3100
March 30, 2009 at 11:39:27
Specs: Windows XP Pro, 2.8GHz/2GB
Hello all. Recently I purchased a Sony VAIO VGN-Z530N/B. It comes with Windows Vista Business and I would like to downgrade that to Windows XP Pro. I tried formatting but received a blue screen. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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#1
March 30, 2009 at 13:35:29
hi
your probably going to have to load the sata driver 1st, try from usb pendrive, i dont know if the laptop will let you do it that way, if not on another pc integrate the sata driver into your xp version using nlite,

http://www.nliteos.com/guide/

follow the guide,
and your in luck heres the link for the vaio drivers for Xp

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/sw...


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#2
March 30, 2009 at 14:49:57
You are the man, or woMAN it was exactly what i needed! Sata drivers needed to be imported into the XP CD. Thanks for your help!

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