Solved How can I do a clean install over XP? Will Vista give me the Tags: Clean Install Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: February 14, 2007 4:35 AM in Windows Vista Share jlaavenger February 14, 2007 2:05:16 AM How can I do a clean install over XP? Will Vista give me the option to format over XP? My XP Pro gets the BSOD sometimes so I don't want to keep whatevers causing it. Yet before you ask, I'm virus and spyware free and my XP has all the updates. More about : clean install vista give Best solution The-Darkening February 14, 2007 4:35:47 AM Share You can do a clean install but you will need to format the drive where XP is installed. I always have a separate partition for the OS so the reinstalls are easier. I suggest booting from the cd and formatting the drive when Vista asks where do you want to do the install. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumClean Vista Install on RAID 5 Volum ForumClean Samsung 820 256SSD windows 7 install ForumReady to give vista up! ForumHow to reinstall xp over vista ForumHow can i do a clean install of Win XP PRO SP2 ? .... ==> ForumClean install still 100% cpu usage ForumClean Install of Win 7 and reinstall of files ForumHaving problems Installing XP over vista !!! ForumStart a clean install of Windows 64 bit over 32 bit ForumNo boot after clean install of Vista ForumHaving weird problem with Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bit clean install ForumVista Vs. Xp Give your opinions ForumHow do i install xp on a hard drive when vista is alleady installed on the other ForumNo matter how many times i clean install windows xp it will not install the ethe ForumClean Install with Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade ForumClean install after using upgrade to home premium Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum[Solved] Vista is fundumentally Too OLD for Todays Machines. ForumVista now or later? plz read ForumPOST YOUR VISTA PERFORMANCE RATING More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !