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Pioneer77 Pioneer77 is offline
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Default Help needed to restore to XP ? - 08-05-2011, 01:52 PM

I have a mini 10v with Win7 installed on it, it originally came with XP.
Want to sell it with the original XP.

I can see the restore partitions, but cant get those to boot?

CTRL F11 beeps but brings up the win7 options,
unless I am doing something wrong?

F8 similar .

Anyway other ways to boot into the recovery software?

read someone said to use a xp cd, but then what to boot the recovery software?

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Cool 08-05-2011, 03:34 PM

how did you install Win 7?....if you formatted the drive the restore partition might be gone....if it is then you must use a licensed copy of Win XP to install using either a USB drive (instructions in the board here) or use an external DVD/CD drive

BTW. that partition you are seeing might not be the restore partition, Windows does create a small partition on the drive used for system data/boot records/partition tables/etc.....

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Default 08-07-2011, 09:24 AM

hey, i try installing SL
but wifi did not work
should i just try installing back my windows?
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