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Downgrading to windoes xp from vista help

by mcdonoughdr / October 10, 2009 9:03 AM PDT

I have a Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5940 running vista Home Preamnum. I downloaded windows xp and burned the iso do a disk. When i boot into settup it starts loading files at the bottom of te screen. After it is done and it is spust to start installing i just get a bule screen of death.

please help

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A couple of things
by Jimmy Greystone / October 10, 2009 10:41 AM PDT

A couple of things:

1: For the love of all the gods that have been, are, and will be... Get a spellcheck! Perfection isn't required, but that is REALLY bad.

2: This particular horse has been beaten into a very fine paste with all the previous discussions on the topic, so learn to use a search engine

3: Since you pirated a copy of XP, this is all the more help you're going to get here. Frankly, it's more than you deserve.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2009 11:26 AM PDT

Click the report offensive post link if must but we can't discuss a downloaded XP.

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