Downgrade vista to xp

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Hello,
i hav compaq presario CQ 40 - 144 TU laptop
i need help to install xp in it. i already tried various solutions posted in this forum but didn't worked. pls help.....thanks

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Hi there,

Only solution is to disable sat/native mode in bios settings then you can proceed with downgrade,have the instructions below:

http://ccm.net/faq/2667-moving-from-vista-to-xp
https://ccm.net/faq/2370-downgrade-from-windows-vista-to-xp-hdd-s-ata-not-recognized

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change Boot device options in BIOS and try booting with CD...

that should work