Desparate to install xp on acer 5740 laptop..

 hashem -

Currently I have windows7 home premium installed in my acer aspire 5740 laptop. I want to install windows xp on a new partition. But when i tried to do the same using i am getting an error and thus not able to continue with the installation....Can somebody please gelp me to get it done??

thanks in advance..

3 replies

Go to Boot Setup... Search for a Option "SATA Mode".. Normally it is kept in "AHCI", to install XP...change it to "IDE"

Now boot wid a XP CD.

Hello. Installing Windows XP on netbook E 1-572 G if I have problems.
As AHCI in the BIOS, it's just there and I can not change it.
Please guide and use. Thanks

Dear Pdg,

Please have the problem solved through the following Kioskea FAQ article.

Thank you.
thans a lot