Vista downgrade to Windows XP

Guybrush

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I wish to remove Vista from my computer and use Windows xp instead. The vista install was not an upgrade.

Can I reformat the HDD from the Windows XP disc or does this have to be done Vista disc?

Many thanks
 

Dark Atheist

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if its a pre built machine you will have to keep the recovery partition - if its a system you have built there is no reason why you cant downgrade
 

Perris Calderon

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I wish to remove Vista from my computer and use Windows xp instead. The vista install was not an upgrade.

Can I reformat the HDD from the Windows XP disc or does this have to be done Vista disc?

Many thanks
where ya been guybrush?...good to see you

try the sp1` which just went to the public before you go back to xp, you might be happy with the os...give the box a full defrag after then sp and then decide
 

ray_gillespie

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If you have a proper XP disc you should be able to format the HDD etc with that no problem.
 

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