How to install windows 7 to Xp.

I use Compaq Presario CQ40 laptop with windows 7 32 bit.
How do I install Xp windows to my laptop.
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  1. You will need to purchase XP but that may be difficult as the operating system is very old now.

    Why do you want to install XP rather than use Windows 7 ?
  2. Yes, Windows 7 is the best.
    Actually, Compaq Presario CQ40 laptop' windows is for Xp windows. I'm upgrade to Windows7 before.

    Now, I want to change original windows. I got xp cd.
    Can you help me?
    How do I change to windows7 to xp?
    How to install step by step?


    1 restart your computer and go to setup usually by pressing the F2 or delete key.

    2 Once you get into setup look for the boot menu and
    make sure you set it to boot from cd first followed by your hard drive.

    3 Put the Windows xp disk into your cd.

    4 Now save your settings and exit setup.

    5 While your computer is booting you will see a message that says "press any key to boot from cd" press any key.

    6 When the welcome to setup screen appears press enter and then press F8 to accept the Microsoft licence agreement.

    7 You will be prompted to repair an insallation press the escape key.

    8 Now select the partition that you want to reformat and
    press the D key to delete it you will be asked to confirm that you want to delete the partition.

    9 Now press C to create a brand new partition you will
    be asked what size you want the partition to be in mega bytes.
    If you just press enter then the partition will be the maximum size that you can have.
    This is perfectly ok if you don`t want to create multiple partitions.

    10 You will now be asked to format the partition select the ntfs file sytem and do a full format.

    11 Once the format is complete setup will continue.

    Your computer will restart during the remaining setup again you will
    be asked to press any key to boot from cd DO NOT PRESS ANYTHING. and setup will continue.
    Once the setup is complete and you are back in Windows remove the Windows cd from your cd drive.
  4. Thanks! Normally we make above step by step.
    But, do not boot xp cd.

    so, how can i install.

    any other way... plz plz plz
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