Vista To XP
In some cases, discs are shipped with the PCs; in others, users must request them. David August 9, 2007 Daniel Own Hp a6037c Computer (Vista pre installed) Followed all steps to install XP for Dual boot When booting from XP CD-it shows "No disks "on this whatever windows vista is incompatible with most software that came before it (including antivirus software). I got past the bootloader part and restarted comp and the dual boot option came on. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-vista/why-vista.php
How To Replace Vista With Xp
Press ENTER and then press F8 to accept the license agreement. When the Date and Time Setting window appears, change as needed, then click Next. Specifically, these downgrade rights lets owners of some versions of Vista replace it with Windows XP without having to pay for another license. In that case, contact the operating system manufacturer.
Run CHKDSK /F to check for HD corruption, and then restart your computer. Make Vista Great Vista has some amazing potential. Any ideas why not? Vista To Windows 7 August 10, 2007 Bob This is related to the answer given to Daniel on 8/9.
Just keep in mind that you can't simply 'downgrade,' so you'll be wiping everything, including any personal files, and starting fresh.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - doesnt let Sorry for the rant, any ideas? The most common locations for user data include: e-mail folders, address books in Outlook, My Documents folder, Desktop, Favorites, Web browser bookmarks, and any other data that you find useful. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/installing-windows-xp-over-windows-vista-222695/ Think of it as a swap, Vista for XP, not as an extra license.