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Delete original windows 7 and install windows xp?

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  • Laptops
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
October 6, 2012 2:54:58 PM

my laptop came with widows 7 and i hate it and wish to load windows xp - how?

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October 6, 2012 3:37:01 PM

First, are Windows XP drivers available for all of the hardware? Chances are good that there aren't as XP support is winding down. No drivers = No XP
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October 6, 2012 4:24:01 PM

That is true :D 
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October 6, 2012 4:30:25 PM

What laptop make and model do you own?
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October 9, 2012 8:39:32 PM

In my experience XP drivers are still in abundance, my hardware includes a one year old Epsom printer/scanner, a Nvidia GTX 570, and a four month old logitech K360 keyboard.
I can honestly say that i have never, to this day had a problem finding XP drivers.
Im no expert but i'd say that you need to format your hard drive before installing XP from start, as i don't think Windows 7 would allow installation of a predecessor over itself. ;) 
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October 9, 2012 11:41:22 PM

We are referring to motherboard drivers here, origamer, not external external devices like printers etc. or drivers for add-on video cards.
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October 16, 2012 10:20:51 PM

I appologise, my mistake.. *slaps forhead* 'doh'
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