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#12627 28-Mar-2007 11:28
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Hi:

I have just Recieved Vista for my laptop through the Asus Vista upgrade program. I am currently running Xp.

Of course to my curiosity i want to see how vista goes on my laptop, but i have few questions before i go ahead:

1. The windows XP setup files are on my Hard Drive, in a Hidden Recover Partition (i have the xp recovery disc too, to my knowlodge the setupfiles are not on the disc.), will i be able to "roll back"  to xp if i find vista is not for me?

2. I have heard that XP CD KEY becomes invalid after vista is installed, is this true?

Any Help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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  #65267 28-Mar-2007 12:13
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1) As long as you don't overwrite or delete that partition during install you will be fine. I don't think Vistas install will even see it, so no problems there. To reinstall XP you will only have to insert the CD.

2) No.

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