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Windows 7: How do I install XP in my notebook which has Windows 7

28 Nov 2011   #1
punky

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How do I install XP in my notebook which has Windows 7

Hi everyone,
I have a notebook and it has the Windows 7 starter installed in German language(which I don't understand it at all), and i would like to install XP in it, but i can't because it says that there was an error...can somebody tell me how to install XP??


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28 Nov 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Do you want to Dual Boot? Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

Boot the XP CD and attempt to install to partition desired, if it errors post back the exact wording of the error.
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28 Nov 2011   #3
punky

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no, i want to remove windows 7 and install XP
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28 Nov 2011   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Notebook or netbook?
What is the make & model?
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28 Nov 2011   #5
punky

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It's notebook Acer Aspire one D257
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28 Nov 2011   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Acer Aspire one D257 is Netbook. No CD/DVD Drive.
First check for all the Win XP drivers for your hardware, on Acer website.
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28 Nov 2011   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

theog is right. You will probably have a hard time finding the drivers. If you find them, install them on a USB stick and get them from there during the XP installation.
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