install XP on vista ready laptop?

  simmo09 18:35 17 Apr 2008
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How can i install XP on a vista ready laptop? The laptop didnt come with a vista disk, how tight! My xp is a retail version if it helps

  alan2273 18:47 17 Apr 2008

Yes you can install XP on it.
But first you will have to locate and download all the drivers you need and burn them to a CD.
However one big problem you are likely to come across is the SATA drivers that you need for the install.

  simmo09 18:50 17 Apr 2008

thanks for the feedback. I have a program called driver magician that has backed up all my drivers, what drivers would i exactly need?

Is it gfx etc, and what kind of sata drivers,where to download?

Thanks again

  alan2273 18:53 17 Apr 2008

What make and model number is your laptop?.

  simmo09 19:15 17 Apr 2008

toshiba Equium P200D AT/AT Compatible

  simmo09 19:15 17 Apr 2008

toshiba Equium P200D AT/AT Compatible

  simmo09 21:06 17 Apr 2008

bump

  simmo09 22:37 17 Apr 2008

would i also need drivers for touchpad or anything? first laptop so not sure if additional drivers are needed. im also pretty sure driver magician picked them all up, but incase not i want to have them all handy on disk

thanks again...

  MCE2K5 22:52 17 Apr 2008

Could only find Vista Drivers click here

But, Found this click here 4th Post Down.

  MCE2K5 22:59 17 Apr 2008

Then again, Does this help click here

  simmo09 10:03 18 Apr 2008

thanks mate, is there a easy way to download em all :)

no worries, i will download both xp and vista incase. but away with vista forever again i hope ;)

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