I WANT TO INSTALL VISTA ON MY COMP. AND HAVE XP RUNNING

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TEM

I WANT TO INSTALL WINDOWS VISTA ON MY COMPUTER WHICH IS CURRENTLY RUNNING ON
WIN. XP PRO. SP2
AND I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO INSTALL IT VISTA ON IT WITHOUT HAVING
XP STILL ON MY DRIVE! PLEASE HELP!!
 

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Zack Whittaker

Please don't use capitals again - it's highly rude.
Use Windows 98 to "uninstall" XP - it's known as a "generic installation
operating system" which means that wipes any OS which was originally there
because it's installed from boot (you can't install from 2000 or higher you
see) and you can then install any other Windows OS you wish onto it from
there.

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"TEM" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>I WANT TO INSTALL WINDOWS VISTA ON MY COMPUTER WHICH IS CURRENTLY RUNNING
>ON
> WIN. XP PRO. SP2
> AND I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO INSTALL IT VISTA ON IT WITHOUT HAVING
> XP STILL ON MY DRIVE! PLEASE HELP!!
 

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Andre Da Costa [Extended64]

If you have a floppy drive, you can also download a Windows 98 boot disk
boot from it and use FDISK to format the disk. Why not install Vista on a
separate partition anyway, I am not even sure if its possible to install RAW
disk, depending on the build you are running.
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"TEM" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>I WANT TO INSTALL WINDOWS VISTA ON MY COMPUTER WHICH IS CURRENTLY RUNNING
>ON
> WIN. XP PRO. SP2
> AND I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO INSTALL IT VISTA ON IT WITHOUT HAVING
> XP STILL ON MY DRIVE! PLEASE HELP!!
 

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