wont let me install xp from vista please help !!

  jeverall 19:54 22 Jan 2008

I recently bought a pc put vista on it only to find some software wont work so i bought a copy of xp only to find it wants a full version (first time installshion) which I don’t have (i have the upgrade) when i tried to install xp on bios it says it cant read it when i run it on vista it says vista is newer so it wont install i tried running 98 on a separate hard drive to then install xp it says there is a file missing please help I don’t want to waist any more money

  Fingees 20:09 22 Jan 2008

If you want to install XP and install vista later

Boot from XP cd, and format, and install it from that.

When it says it cant find a windows system on the machine, take out the disk and replace with the 98 cd.

When it confirms there is a 98 disk in place, it will ask you to insert the xp disk.
Then it will install

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:32 22 Jan 2008

1. you do not need to have 98 installed just show XP the 98 CD when it asks for it

2. install XP AFTER Vista click here

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