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How can you downgrade a computer running Windows Server 2003 Standard back to Windows XP?

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2009-04-13 12:34:46
2009-04-13 12:34:46

You cannot downgrade an operating system. You will have to nuke the hard drive and reload from the beginning. This is a tough one to do because you have to back-up everything you want to keep and make sure you have all the drivers for everything in your computer. XP has most of the drivers for common add-ons and if it is the Disk that came with your computer originally then it will likely have everything you need. I have done this before. It is not fun but it definitely gives you a nice fresh clean start. Note: You can downgrade but then after using VM ware software. just minimize windows server opreting system and start XP.

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