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Solved: Trying To Downgrade From Vista To XP - No Luck

Abe says: 5 years ago I have a Dell AIO 942 connected to my XP machine. Thank you very much. Then, when asked about overwriting the existing driver with the one from the disk, I said yes and pulled it directly from the disk. Your fix solved all this, and fooled my W7 into thinking it was directly hooked up to the printer, thus tricking it into realizing it could find the driver. his comment is here

Alternatively, you can go into the BIOS and change the SATA controller setting to IDE mode to allow XP to see the disk. Vista downgrade to XP Pro Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎12-13-2008 09:29 AM Any progress? 0 Kudos bbeard says: 6 years ago My problem is I can install this situation for 1 user, but I need to make the printer available for all users. I am planning to install XP Professional.   XP Pro Student License is available with me.   I planned to format and partition the HDD and install a fresh copy of see this here

As far as I have seen so far from previous posts, I am unable to downgrade to XP as the Vista Home Preminum addition does not contain the downgrade rights. I have a DOS 3.1 and 6.2 VM (VMWare 8) to keep me company, I still run some old astronomy and game programs on them, although I have to look at All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Forums Knowledge Base Blogs Language i put my xp installation disk in my disk drive I restart my computer then it says do u wanna boot from cd I clik yes it does sum other crap

Next you'll be prompted on where you want to save the temporary files used during the slip-streaming process. MS says use the vista driver which did not work. this is where IBM stores the install image. Your method gets you to the driver list, just what I needed.

I cannot seem to make the switch (XP to 7). Kristin says: 5 years ago Thank you so much for this. In which case we have to call MS Activation support and explain the circumstances which may or may not include explaining the source of the downgrade media. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Downgrade-Compaq-Presario-CQ61-120EI-from-Vista-to-XP/td-p/77911 If this method didnt work, then I would have tried norton ghost with the wrong image, just to see if I can make the hard drive readable to windows.

I was able to install and access via my wireless router to an XP machine that has a HP3740 printer; however, everything I print comes out as a mirror image! Finding Drivers for XP The best place to search for drivers for your hardware is at the manufacturer's supportwebsite. BE AWARE that installation will FORMAT your hard drive, so back up your info before.... Talkworks pro printing to fax...

I'm going to get another Windows XP Pro disk with x32-bit.Thanks Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/11ea6979-16e0-42fe-ab6c-8d24b077c90b/downgrade-vista-to-xp-pro?forum=itprovistamigration December 16, 2007 Mike How do you edit the bios settings? If everything goes perfectly, Windows 7 should automatically add the printer to your set of printers. Thank you!

Sound stopped working and videos... http://realink.org/solved-trying/solved-trying-to-get-rid-of-toolbar-exe.html Now all I need are some more drivers for my HP Compaq Presario V3525tu and I'm all set. R. Well anyway after seven days of dicking around, I finally got XP installed on my MT6223B (MA7).

I've followed advice from three websites and two users from Yahoo Answers, and none of them worked. Once you get and burn the DVD 1 and 2 ( or at least the #1 which is windows xp) you must put the #1 in to your dvd driver and Actually thes should be from the same bundle.2. weblink who design this model?

Here you can try to add the printer by right-clicking on it and choosing Connect. Although I've downloaded Intel chipset drivers, devise manager still shows: 3 base system devices, ethernet controller, pci device and 1 other unknown device. Thanks friend. -Mohan….

Almost everybody wants to downgrade to XP because is the best, almost everything works fine in XP and almost nothing in Vista.

I cancelled and now got no clue how to resolve it. It was an upgrade install because I see the win.old in the root, and I have salvaged the guys pics, and music, ect...How do I revert with no disks....either 7 or I appreciate it. Same printer connected to Vista Home accessible from Win 7 Prof (same).

Found various threads of others in the same situation and a solution, tryed it and it worked! :D wahey so now I have the internet running, windows ran a million updates My mistake for just trusting Win7's default settings. i'll look into this. http://realink.org/solved-trying/solved-trying-to-get-rid-of-imsmain-exe.html January 24, 2008 Hlias Art, if you haven't figured out yet the device problems you have the other device is the web cam, read get the driver from here http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=165319 the

The main things to remember are sharing the XP printer and downloading the latest driver for the printer on the Windows 7 machine. Can you tell me how do I make it discoverable on my windows 7? January 28, 2008 Jake Greetings, After countless hours of google and three or four new grey hairs, I bumped into your hidden gem on this issue. Alex says: 6 years ago If the XP computer is not seen in the Windows 7 computer, restart both computers in order to make sure that the sharing and name change

The problem is that the printer is very old and there are no drivers available for Windows 7 still. IAN E says: 6 years ago Great info, but I get the text box asking for my user name and password. just want to know how to do the END USER HOPE someone respond... It worked like a miracle.

The HP tech I chatted with said HP would be working a fix, but did not have one now. If, like many, your BIOS is limited and doesn't allow the setting change, then have you read EVERYTHING above, including the comments? Thank you so much for posting this!!! Below, I will copy and paste the details on my laptop directly from best buy's website.

GGAG says: 5 years ago Thank you. They told me it would cost $500 though. Once I found the printer I have from the list, I wasn't sure if I should do Have disk, or Update, or Next. and I will see the if it will work.

But after changing the hard disk i tried windows xp setup and a blue screen appers saying "setup does not detect hard drive"..but the bios detects it. The SATA that I have is an Intel one. When I tried to connect to the printer, it gave me a message "no driver found on network." I, then, followed the instructions at the end. November 17, 2007 Viraj I have HP Pavilion dv6516tx.

Works a real treat!