Vista out, XP in

  Declanworld 18:10 19 Mar 2008

I have an Acer laptop. In the course of formatting & installing XP Pro, the laptop declared that it couldn't find the hard disk and that setup would close.

Any ideas?

  pk46 18:46 19 Mar 2008

I have an HP s3220 came with Vista i am unable to load WXP the MOBO doesn't have WXP drivers available also it only had PCI Express low profile slots so standard hardware wouldn't fit the slots.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:59 19 Mar 2008

IDE or sata drive?

If sata you need to load the drivers from a floppy at the F6 prompt.

  MAT ALAN 19:01 19 Mar 2008

click here

this may help...

pk46 i assume you are asking a question, although i (and others) have no idea what it is and by putting it into someone else's thread is "highjacking" if you have a question post a NEW thread with a relevant title so we can help...

  Declanworld 22:55 19 Mar 2008

I'll try that MAT ALAN - many thanks.

  pk46 22:12 20 Mar 2008

Sorry it was just a comment off the cuff as i said i to wanted WXP but couldn't but couln't install it and had togo back to Vista.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?