Having problems with your E-Machines M2105 Notebook ?

Hi, Can I take the restore discs for my old emachines m2105 laptop and use them in my current gateway (formally emachines) NX570X laptop. My husband does NOT want vista for his operating system and wants the xp thats on the old emachines laptop. Any ideas without spending money on a actual xp program?


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No you cant that restore disc has all the bios and drivers for the computer they came with if you do it will mess up the pc and nothing will operate right
No. A true restore disk requires not only that the machine is the same model, but that it still has at least the damaged remnants of the old operating system.\015\012\011I would just buy an XP SP3 disk, they are only $75 and depending on what kind you get you can use some over and over again.
\015\012\011But then again, you must also ask yourself why you despise vista. Is it the look? You can download the old Luna theme (The XP look) for free off the internet. Is it the idea that it is slower? XP becomes quite confused with many new programs, and many more will not run on XP at all--many require Direct X 10, and this is NOT available on Xp (many cracking attempts have been made, and some work sometimes, but so many have resulted in XP unable to do DX at all that I simply isn't worth it.)
\015\012\011If you fear the reduced network capability, I sympathize. Compared to BSD, Linux and Mac, Vista's networking interface is the worst I have ever used. But you can download free tools to take its place, as I have.
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