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queentracy

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My son has put vista longhorn inspirit on his pc and it keeps crashing, running slow and all sorts of error messages... i have ran all the scans to no avail, and now we want to remove this. Will it have replaced any XP files, we dont have an xp disk to do a reinstall, anyone got any advice? Many thanks
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If you open add and remove programs, does it have "Windows Vista"?

If it does choose to remove, it should revert back to Windows XP.
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two questions...where'd your son get vista from?
are you sure it's vista or just the vista overlay for xp?
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It will help to know if Vista was installed on a seperate partitian. If it was installed over XP then you won't be able to revert back to any of your XP files. You will have to reinstall XP.
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From the name you've given (vista longhorn inspirat) it sounds like it's really windows XP to which a third-party 'theme' or 'skin' has been added. I used it myself a few months back. There should be an uninstall item for it in 'Add Remove Programs' in Control Panel. It didn't cause me any problems, but then every PC is different which is why some people have grief with a particular piece of software while others have no problems at all with it.

Edited by pip22, 08 April 2006 - 09:09 AM.

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sorry not intetional post

Edited by daniel_c, 17 April 2006 - 04:28 AM.

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