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RQuick44
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Downgrade from Windows 7 Beta back to Windows XP

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I was wondering if anyone knew how to downgrade from the Windows 7 bets back down to XP or even Vista?
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Wipe and reload the system.
Pavilion DV7-1285dx Notebook, Windows 7 64bit, Intel X2 P8600 2.40GHz, Nvidia GeForce 9600M, 6GB RAM, 2x 500GB HD(s)
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Since in order to load Windows 7 on a machine running XP you need to either do a clean install or set up a dual boot, and your post doesn't suggest a dual boot is involved, the only way to reinstall XP would be a clean reinstall.  If you have your system restore disks, that would make life easier.  Vista offers more options since you can upgrade Vista to Windows 7 - that then allows for a downgrade using the archived OS files and settings.

 

Stephen

 

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Its Actually Quite Easy

 

Pop In Your Vista Or Xp CD

When It Says Where To Install

Re-Format Your Windows 7 Partiton

And Install

Easy As 1,2,3

Best Partitoning Software:- Acronis Disk Director

Partition Time:- Does It In 5 Mins To 10 Min Max!!!

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Thanks for the help everyone. But I do have a few more questions.

 

1. How do I re-format my hard drive from outside of windows because when I try to Install Windows XP, the Install Windows XP option is grayed out. 

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