Cyberiafreak

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

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