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Jan 20, 2011

Install Windows XP in Compaq CQ60 Guide

If  you purchase this model, it will come either in Vista, Windows 7 or Free DOS. Some vendors allow you to choose to install any OS including Windows XP or Linux.

INSTALLING WINDOWS XP IN COMPAQ PRESARIO CQ60 GUIDE


1.Since this model design for windows VISTA, you can't install windows XP directly. You need to perform a process, called SLIPSTREAM.
2. This process is a process where we will create a new bootable windows XP CD from our original Windows XP CD.
3.There are two type of CQ60 model which is AMD BASE MODEL and INTEL BASE MODEL. the slipstream method and sata drivers (which you will need later) are differ between intel and amd, and the process also differ in step 8 in the guide i gave below.

Material needed:

1.Nlite Software: Download Here


2. Windows XP CD

3.Empty CDR
Here is the Guide to perform slipstream and install windows XP in CQ60
http://driver-laptops.blogspot.com/2010/08/slipstreaming-guide-to-install-windows.html