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Intalling window xp over vista

\015 I have an compaq presario cq45-112au laptop want to load xp already\015\012vista is loaded in that while installing xp i get an blue dump error\015\012& no setting in bios found to make sata compatible please give me\015\012the solution how i can install win xp2\015

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XP does not include SATA drivers in the distribution. You need to get the SATA drivers for your particular model from HP's website and watch for the prompt to hit F6 when prompted to install SATA or RAID drivers.
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\015\012The trick is that the mechanism to add these drivers at this point assumes that you have a floppy drive which is rare these days. There are a number of work-arounds for this, here is one:
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\015\012http://news.softpedia.com/news/Install-Windows-XP-On-SATA-Without-a-Floppy-F6-47807.shtml
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