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Big Mistake

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Ok, i was really desperate to have windows xp instead of vista.

So i got out my windows xp disk, put it in and booted it up. it went fine, then my laptop restarted as it should.

Then i get something like

or something that looks like that.

Is there anyway i can fix this without having to buy anything?
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Yhe most common error is that XP does not have the drivers for your SATA hard drive.
Please tell me that you have a set of recovery disc for the computer?
Is this a full version of XP or a disc that came with another computer (recovery disc).?
If it is not a full version it will not work on a different computer than the one it came with.
You can order a set of recovery disc from the company that makes your computer, just go to their website and look for information on buying the recovery disc (probaly cost you about $30.00
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