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How to install XP on dell

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ***-MAST-***, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. ***-MAST-***

    ***-MAST-*** Thread Starter

    Oct 6, 2008
    I bought a dell laptop with AMD TURION processor and vista previously installed, but I want to install XP which I'm unable to do so. When I insert the boot CD the option to install is disabled.

    I kindly request to help me with this.
  2. cwwozniak

    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Nov 28, 2005
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    If you are talking about a Dell boot CD that came with that Dell laptop, you may not be able to use it downgrade from Vista Home to XP.

    I believe that Microsoft only allowed manufactures to offer downgrades to Windows XP Pro for computers that had business versions of Vista or Vista Ultimate installed. You may want to contact Dell tech support for available downgrade options.
  3. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    Are you inserting it while running Vista? You probably have to boot to the CD.
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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