Closed Easy method for dual-boot vista and XP Tags: Configuration Laptops Dual Boot Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: January 27, 2012 7:11 PM in Windows Vista Share mcdowell_lucy March 22, 2010 11:10:48 AM We have Vista on our laptop and want to install XP. How do we do that? More about : easy method dual boot vista Matan Eldan a b D Laptop March 22, 2010 7:13:03 PM Here some nice step-by-step guide: http://apcmag.com/how_to_dualboot_vista_with_xp__stepby... Good luck! Best solution saint19 a b D Laptop March 22, 2010 11:24:08 PM Share Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. 1- Be sure that your laptop support XP, and that the manufacturer's web have the drivers for the OS, that in this case is XP. 2- You need a backup of all your files and other important things for your like movies or music. 3- BUY a license of XP, boot from the CD and follow the installation process, this will guide you across all the process. Related resources Repairing XP Installation In Dual-Boot w/W7? - Forum How do I point to same folder in a Dual-boot system??? - Forum Purple Screen in XP after Vista 64-bit Install - Forum Dual-boot vista XP ntldr missing, wich solution is best? - Forum Best way to dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 7? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pat mcgroin March 23, 2010 2:39:45 PM Here is the correct link. http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_vista_and_xp_with_vi... Mousemonkey January 27, 2012 7:11:37 PM Best answer selected by mousemonkey. Mousemonkey January 27, 2012 7:11:40 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources The old dual-boot XP32/Vista 64 trick... Forum Dual-boot problems - Vista does not recognize XP upon Vista install Forum Dualboot with Win7 and upgrade version of Win8? Forum Vista Offers Nothing to Gamers Forum Help a knob understand why Vista SP1 doesn't suck? Forum Dual booting: XP first or Vista first? Forum Is vista really that bad performancewise ? Forum Advice before installing Vista Premium Forum Dual-boot XP 32 w/ Wijn7-64? Forum [Solved] Installation method question Forum Advice for changing Windows OS on dual-boot laptop Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum Pinnacle studio 9 compatibility windows vista Forum Ebaying PC - How do i format with NO Vista DVD? Forum Dell dimension e521 replaced hard drive and now trying to install vista home pre Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !