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I got a laptop I want to go from Vista to XP due to programs at work. How would I get rid of Vista and put xp on it? Do I have to install anything or just reformat with xp pro cd?
    
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You can get this program called ''KillDisc" it formats your whole hard drive,thats what i used when i had vista.But now i have xp.And it works fine.


http://www.killdisk.com/
 
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Just insert your XP disk, follow the direction and delete all the partitions and format the drive. Should take care of it just fine
 
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Warning, You will need to install all the drivers for your lappy, Make sure you have them on disc, or you can find them to download. For instance, if XP does not have the driver for your network card, you will not be able to surf the net to get the drivers, however, if you get them b4 you format and save them to disc, you will have them when windows asks for it.
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