xan i go back to xp?

  coubury 13:45 22 Feb 2007
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im just wondering can you go back to xp from vista

mine is running slow so i need new ram but in the meantime can i go back?

  Technotiger 13:54 22 Feb 2007

Hi, you cannot un-install Vista, but you can overcome this by re-installing XP.

  new214 14:18 22 Feb 2007

would this affect the registry settings??

  Technotiger 14:26 22 Feb 2007

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Can I revert to my old OS by uninstalling Vista?

* You cannot uninstall windows vista. All you need to do is to reinstall your previous OS.
* It is always recommended to backup your critical data and applications and then reformat the partition where Vista was installed to free up the disc space.
* Check out this article on Microsoft's website: Uninstall Windows Vista on a multiboot system.

  Technotiger 14:28 22 Feb 2007

This is the microsoft website referred to in my previous response ...

click here

  Technotiger 14:31 22 Feb 2007

Re-installing XP would include the registry settings.

  new214 14:34 22 Feb 2007

what if i just install a windows skin- on xp which makes xp look like vista- would it still affect the registry??

  Technotiger 14:43 22 Feb 2007

I think this is what you want ...

click here

  Shortstop 14:47 22 Feb 2007

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