"Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ― Paulo Coelho

Not able to install Windows XP in Vista’s Pre-loaded machine !!

Friend of mine bought a new laptop with Vista Ultimate by default(OEM Version). He had a problem in activation and not able to log inBaring teeth. He was neither able to format nor install XP Angry. I too tried couple of times with bootup CD, the installation crashed with blue screen. On closer lookup, I came to know that there was problem with BIOS Settings . It was intially set to "AHCI", I’ve changed to "IDE" to support Windows XP, then it started installing well and good.

Read more from Wikipedia source and MS error report

March 22, 2009 - Posted by | Power Toys - Personal

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