Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook ?

Software Hey thanks for the info on my gateway with the vista, anyways I need to know if you can help me with which XP package to buy, I looked for it and they say on the package upgrade from 98 and 2000? Sorry to sound so dumb but its a drive to any store that sells this and I want to make sure I get the right software. And since I am not upgrading but installing new, Also I like your pic, very cool choice. :) Thanks again for any help you can give. Katbeck


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First off, you don't sound dumb, nobody is born computer literate. It's one thing to learn how to use computers, it's another when it comes to loading or working on them. Don't worry about it reading upgrade from 98 or 2000, Vista wasn't around when they packaged these, and Vista to XP is fine. I use XP Pro, I find that it's better than XP Home for my needs. Pro or Home will work fine for you, don't get the XP basic, the Home and Pro have better features. Also, you just need to purchase A Windows XP disc, and not a disc from Gateway or Gateway disc. Windows XP is sold at Walmart, Bestbuy, or Circuit City. After the install you will need to go to Gateway's support site and download any drivers that you need, I'll list the link for it bellow. You can find which drivers you need in the device manager, the devices with yellow question marks need drivers. If you have any problems with any of this get back to me. Thanks for the compliment on the pic, most people don't get it, especially the younger crowd on here.
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