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How to install xp to windows 7 based laptop

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Anonymous
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September 14, 2010 10:27:00 AM

Hello,sir my name nithin, i have windows 7 based laptop, i would like to install xp, but i am not able install
September 14, 2010 2:47:08 PM

Hello Nithin,

I'm sorry to say but in order to install XP, you would have to format your hard-drive (which means you will loose ALL your data unless you do back-ups), then install xp and if you have the CD, install windows 7. To my knowledge, there is no way of doing it other than how I stated but perhaps there is.
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September 14, 2010 3:11:33 PM

Not true. You can dual boot with windows 7 currently installed. Here's a guide. You would want method 2.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8057-dual-boot-ins...

We are assuming that you want the dual boot setup though. If you don't, let us know what kind of issues you're having.
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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
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September 15, 2010 4:26:39 PM

same problem me too.i wanna go to install window xp in my labtop.but already win-7 is in my labtop.if i insert the disk win-xp,it can't reboot.so,how to install the xp in my laptop.can u help me any one pls?
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September 15, 2010 4:34:53 PM

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same problem me too.i wanna go to install window xp in my labtop.but already win-7 is in my labtop.if i insert the disk win-xp,it can't reboot.so,how to install the xp in my laptop.can u help me any one pls?


Hey sathish_99

I'd be more than happy to help. It's best if you start your own thread for this. That will avoid hijacking this thread, and confusion over who is talking to whom. I'll watch for your thread, or you can PM me the link.
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