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ycecl Posts 1 Registration date Monday December 29, 2008 Status Member Last seen December 29, 2008 - Dec 29, 2008 at 07:05 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Dec 30, 2008 at 12:59 PM
Hello,my name is Claudiu and i have a Compaq Presario CQ60-125ES with windows vista home basic for soft...but i would like to instal windows xp. The problem now is that all the drivers and everything is design for vista...what can i do. Thank you for your time and help

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,833
Dec 30, 2008 at 12:59 PM
Think twice about this change. I would recommend only a very experienced PC professional do this conversion. You will need to track down the drivers for SATA, video, sound, modem, network, and special keyboard. The big problem is with the SATA hard drive - The copy of Windows XP that you have probably does not support SATA and will not even find the hard drive when you try to install. Microsoft also keeps track of the Windows XP serial numbers and will NOT let you install one copy on two computers. Google "SATA and Windows XP" for more information.
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