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It will load until it gets about 60% of the devices loaded...then it hangs up and just sits there. I placed my XP CD in the drive, rebooted my laptop, pressed any key to boot from the CD, and voila, the hard drive was recognized and I was able to I successfully installed xp pro to partition and all instructions were great. Ken ChuckB_38 June 16, 2009 5:44:28 PM I just finished loading XP on a new HDD on my Acer 5315. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/283355-45-toshiba-laptop-install-windows

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Please try again now or at a later time. Question - once I XP up and running, is it possible to go in and Format C drive, totally getting rid of Vista? dshumardDec 6, 2012, 5:40 AM The reason that I am trying to install XP is I had no luck restoring Vista Home Basic. Downgrade Vista To Xp I'd say a little extreme But if that's what you wanted to do We could have helped a lot more here for free, if you had replied with I might send

I then tried disabling HDD and NIC and leaving only usb drives to be booted but it still doesn't see the USB CD/DVD rom drive. Replace Vista With Xp Somebackground processes can cause issues that prevent applications like iTunes from installing. dshumard electronianDec 7, 2012, 3:44 AM I recommend an unopened copy of Windows XP. website here If you skip this step than XP will install onto the E: drive, which isn't the end of the world, but it's not quite as tidy.

Thank again Ken Can't find your answer ? How To Uninstall Windows Vista Without Cd Installed Windows 2000 then it would let the XP installer load. it initially had window vista installed when i bought it a year ago. To download the latest updates, visit theMicrosoft Windows Updatewebsite.iTunes for Windows requires Windows 7 or later, with the latest Service Pack installed.If you can’t install the updates, refer toyour computer's help

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But now the internal CD rom drive is not working. Thanks August 10, 2007 Clive Bought a new HP laptop with Vista pre-loaded. Install Windows Xp Over Vista Shaun August 7, 2007 Linda Laird I bought a HP quade computer to handle adobe production studio and it came preloaded with vista unfortunately the adobe system are not compatable with Did Windows Vista Replace Windows Xp. Or screw up your files. What I do recommend is that you store most of your files on a third drive shared between the operating systems… you could call that partition "Data".

Now that you have reformatted, XP cant see that SATA that vista did, so its telling you theres no hard disk, when you know there is. check my blog August 8, 2007 Ijaz Dear Sir, Indeed your information is unique about how to install 2nd OS on the pre-installed Windows Vista. I seem to recall that one used to have to press one of the function keys while the computer is booting, but I'm not sure about this. and when i select to boot from window xp i got error; and disply mesag to insert windows xp cd and install or repire it. How To Uninstall Windows Vista And Install Windows 7

I am thinking this is not a hardware issue since I had no problem installing XP on this laptop before and the internal hard drive is working fine. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts My laptop won't install Windows XP. Register now! http://tcdownload.org/windows-vista/vista-laptop-freezing-after-a-windows-update.html I'm in the same position I set up the formated disk space for XP, boot up whth the XP disk, but the only partioion that shows up is the one with

The 1525 does, however, detect usb thumb/flash drives. Windows Vista Replaced Windows Xp True Or False electronianDec 5, 2012, 7:48 AM OH...I forgot to mention: it might be a good time to carefully clean the XP disk with special CD cleaning fluid and a CD cleaning wipe. August 10, 2007 nasir Hi Dear I have tried the above steps inorder to install windows xp in my new labtopn which has windows vista.

If you want to try this, go to ubuntu.com and download the OS and follow their instructions on burning it to a cd/dvd disc or usb memory.

Install the latest Microsoft Windows updates. in this particular instance, i couldn't use the vista cd because my customer didn't supply the vista cd. bought and installed different HD same size same number and manufacturer. Dban Thank you very much!

by R. krosloniec49426 June 20, 2009 7:44:57 PM ChuckB_38 said:Ken, Sorry we couldn't fix the problem, but you gave it the old college try. Then boot it to your PC, it will allow you to run it without installing or it can be installed to the HDD. have a peek at these guys Second, use DBAN to wipe your hard drive clean. (This will permenantly delete all files on the hard drive, so verify your backups before proceeding.) Once the drive has been erased

Windows 7 or later iTunes 12.1.3 for Windows XP and Windows Vista 32-bit iTunes 12.1.3 for Windows Vista 64-bit Right click oniTunesSetup or iTunes6464Setup (the installer you downloaded in step 3). I am working on a dell inspiron 1525 and the vista/recovery disc on the HDD got corrupted... Byfoxylee81 Sep 17, 2008 Howdy, I got a compaq presario laptop. He was very appreciative.

I figure that it had something to do with the partitions, but I did a format in windows on my desktop and it still didn't work. It seems like it cant access the hard drive, yet it identify the hard drive in the BIOS. I tried the using my usb CD/DVD drive on other computers and it boots up fine and is detected in windows gui's. ChewyNo.

This took me to the BIOS setup. I've tested the Reinstallation CD on another computer and the screen promptly pops up with options, but can't get it to boot to the infected computer. Will I have problems if I reconnect the drive with WinXP? Remove any newly installed hard drives or HD controllers.

Have tried restore option, re-arranged boot options, last known configuration etc etc. The CD spins up and asks me to hit any key to boot off of the CD then displays Inspecting the current hardware config. August 13, 2007 Daley need to change win vista home prem. Thats why it was not working.

It see's all the drive info. I like XP. Changing the boot priority and removing the IBM LAN boot option and other virtual devices from being on top of the priority. I do believe this is the cause, because -RW are a newer format and the older computers, and they see +RW's fine, but not -RW's, for the exact reason I do

Good luck with this thing.But, in my experience, you 1st install the operating system, THEN, you install the drivers (otherwise there's nothing to install the drivers into).Try to download a copy The original owner wiped the HD on it and it won't restore. If you haveWindows Vistaor later: Choose "Run as administrator." If you haveWindows XP: Choose Open. Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to.

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