Roll back to xp Tags: Windows 7 Windows XP Last response: January 5, 2013 12:35 AM in Windows 7 Share curlyrebel January 4, 2013 11:02:35 PM id like to roll back from windows 7 to xp. is this possible? I have xp service pack 3.....any problems other than xp can only support 4MB of memory More about : roll back ss202sl a b $ Windows 7 January 4, 2013 11:21:23 PM You have to do a clean install Windows XP, you can't just roll back. curlyrebel January 4, 2013 11:30:05 PM ok i realize that......my dilema is that my hp laptop cant read my cd/dvd drive Related resources VIDEO DRIVER UPGRADES AND DRIVER ROLL-BACK UNDER XP - Forum Roll back to xp - Forum How do I roll back to before SP2 upgrade? - Forum Roll back problem? - Forum rolling back xp sp3 on a laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer runswindows95 a b $ Windows 7 January 4, 2013 11:31:16 PM The biggest problem you might find is a lot of companies quit making drivers for XP. curlyrebel January 4, 2013 11:35:01 PM lets assume i can find all my hardware drivers....why wont my laptop read the cd drive ? rgd1101 a b $ Windows 7 January 4, 2013 11:37:26 PM do you mean it won't boot from the dvd drive? change boot sequence in bios. jnkweaver January 4, 2013 11:53:06 PM I would assume it was a hardware failure before I assumed the operating system was at fault unless you have proof otherwise. ss202sl a b $ Windows 7 January 4, 2013 11:56:55 PM Is this an original CD, or a burned CD? rdc85 a b $ Windows 7 January 5, 2013 12:03:34 AM It more like the problem with the optical device (hardware) than OS..... try cleaning the disk first.. and try verify it still in good condition using other comp.... popeyejohnson January 5, 2013 12:35:56 AM make a bootable usb drive and bypass the optical drive...... google it theres plenty of guides around and freeware tools to do it for you Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSymantec antivitus keeps rolling back ForumReminder on how to roll back drivers ForumHow to Roll Back Catalyst and Make it Stick. Forumrolling back modem driver ForumHow do I roll back driver if win 7 wont boot? ForumRolling back error when installing printer software ForumRoll back drivers? ForumRoll my own 32 to 64 bit ForumSystem roll back problem ForumRoll back to SP2 from Slipstreamed SP4 build Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumHo do you reset acer laptop back to a setting about a week ago ForumHow can i get my hacked IMVU account back? ForumWindows 7 Keep Rolling Back [METHOD] ForumIcons set on Notepad, NEED TO GET IT BACK TO NORMAL!!!!!!!! More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !