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Scottcairns

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Hey i got Windows Vista installed it but dont like it and its messing with my other software since it isnt compatable yet.. and went to uninstall it and i cant.. When i put in my old disk for Windows XP Media Centre Version it says i cant instal it since i have a new version of windows on the computer so i cant delete it.. Help me please.. im just trying to get windows vista off and go back to windows xp media centre edition..
 

Squashman

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You need to boot your computer from your XP Cd. From there you can delete the existing Vista Install and reinstall XP.
 

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Scottcairns said:
What you mean

Put cd in the reboot? i tried that..
Is your bios set to boot from the CD first. Does it ask you to press a key to boot from the CD.
 

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You will lose everything by going through this process. Back up your data if you haven't already.
 
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up towards the top of this screen it will say thread tools. from the drop down menu select 'marked solved' then select 'perform action'. best of luck.
 
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Don't you boys know that you never, never, never invest in the first year of a new program? Too many glitches, messes up everything! Same for buying a brand new
never been tried car! :(
 
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I had the same problem with freeze up . Only switching off with the button would restart. Then it would freeze again. Tried everything including selective start-up, removing software etc but nothing helped. Then I read someone had the same problems and changed 'Power Options' in "Control Panel\Hardware and Sound" from 'Balanced' to 'High Performance'. A 2 second fix!!. It's certainly worked for me!!!! TRY IT!!
 
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If u have an recovery cd try that i had the same problem u did i also had media center edition but it would not come back so i used my pc recovey disc to bring back xp if that dose reformat ur DOS
 
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hey guys....
i just bought dis new comp...its got all d top of d line stuff like core 2 duo proc,1 gb ram ,160 gb hard disk,320 mb graphic card....but have found vista 2 b really really slow..it takes ages 2 install a game and since im a gamer...sum of d games i play...which my comp is completely equipped 4 gets stuck and freezes very frequently...
is der ne way i can correct dis prob....please help me out ppl
 
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