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So, i have a laptop running windows vista, and the install for windowsxp pro.

if i install the winxp on my laptop will i still have things like my battery monitior and access to my internal wifi chip? id like to switch back to xp but i dont want to deal with things like those not working
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Well if the laptop manufacturer has the proper XP drivers everything should work. What laptop is it?
    
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oohp. my bad. works fine. thanks for the help
Edited by SteeZZ - 6/9/08 at 11:49am
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k so i decided to go ahead and install xp and see how it goes. and my vista wont even let me install it



suggestions?
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Make sure your DVD/CD player is set to boot first.
If so, it will give you an option to boot from CD or it will boot as normal.
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SteeZZ did it work?
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im not really sure how to change the boot options for my cd drive O.o

huzzah. got it to work. loading xp right now
thanks for all the help!
Edited by SteeZZ - 6/10/08 at 1:10pm
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im not really sure how to change the boot options for my cd drive O.o
Hit ESC (or maybe F12) during the POST.

It says what button to press when you turn on your PC.
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