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OEM Downgrade from Vista to Windows XP


posted by David Overton
Fri, Jun 1 2007

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OEM Downgrade from Vista to Windows XP

 

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hansol wrote re: OEM Downgrade from Vista to Windows XP
on Wed, Jun 20 2007 7:41 AM
Hi how do i go from windows vista business x64 and downgrade to windows xp i have a windows xp sp2 oem disc can you do a step by step please
David Overton wrote re: OEM Downgrade from Vista to Windows XP
on Wed, Jun 20 2007 8:16 PM
The downgrade does not preserve data - you insert the Windows XP SP2 disk and boot from it to run setup - this is the process, however this document is for those who have bought a PC with Vista and want to use XP. The associated blog article on this site talks through the process. (http://uksbsguy.com/blogs/doverton/archive/2007/06/01/if-you-want-windows-xp-pro-on-a-new-machine-buy-windows-vista-business-or-ultimate-and-then-downgrade.aspx) thanks

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