Remove Vista & reinstall XP Home

  omegaalpha 12:31 09 Mar 2008
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I am considering buying a new laptop that comes with Vista installed.

I would like to remove Vista and reinstall XP Home onto the laptop - which doesn't have a floppy drive.

We have a desktop Dell which came with a complete copy of XP home and would like to use this on the new laptop. Would there be any problems as regarding formatting etc?

Many thanks! ^_^

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:44 09 Mar 2008

We have a desktop Dell which came with a complete copy of XP home

You are not allowed to use this copy on another machine, it will probably be an OEM version.

  omegaalpha 13:09 09 Mar 2008

Can you elaborate on the term "OEM"?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:13 09 Mar 2008
  omegaalpha 13:54 15 Mar 2008

Would programs such as Nikon Viewer and iTunes work on Vista?

  Forum Member2 13:57 15 Mar 2008

not sure about Nikon Viewer and ITunes does

  omegaalpha 15:34 15 Mar 2008

Excellent! Thanks for the help! Would any version of iTunes (i.e.; ver.6) work, or would it have to be an up-to-date version?

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