TJ the DJ 5: I did go to the Dell site for the drivers. It was the phone call and “about to sue your company if I don’t get this issue resolved” that did the trick. After install I read a guide on the net which i can’t find now! This shit has got to go. I have a live show this weekend and will see how it performs. I was never personally able to get the USB method to work.

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Mainly notes to future-Twig and for anyone else who may find them useful. I realize you are a distinguished member around here, but I’m one of those people that isn’t satisfied with “oh well, I just don’t know how to do it”.

Installing XP on a SATA drive in my Dell m1330

This was helpful 0. I trust that you have it if you say you do, I would love to know how you got it though.

sqta U find out how you did that get back at me. You are reporting the following post: To change from Vista to windows XP, here is a tutorial with included links for drivers. I’m from Mexico, I Just want to thank you for doing this. The information below is correct and has been working fine for me for a few months now. You may have to run this setup manually after Windows has been installed.


My experience downgrading a Dell XPS M to Windows XP Pro!! It Worked!! |

Back up the following partitions Dell recovery Media Center Vista A waste of a few good gigs right there. Setup the boot sequence to boot from CD 1st. Any one who can clearly explain the advantages and disadvantages of both machines?

This will save alot of hassle in the future finding the right drivers again if you need to format again. The files can be found under m133 folder ” WDM “.

Do you already have an account? Figure 7 – Selecting target drive. You’ll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, virusessecurityas well as networks and the Internet. Windows OS and Software. It basically runs your Windows XP apps in a virtual machine. Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T 2.

Basement Blog – Vista Install on XPS M Problem

The solution A web search yielded a hint that this may have to do with the disk controller drivers. Strangely I am using some software that was not stable with with Windows Vista and is not yet supported with Windows 7.


I have heard of a flash drive way to do it, but I cannot figure out how. This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.

Kent you are a genius! I’ve read all the reports and “in theory” I know what I need to do. Results 1 to 13 of 13 Thread: To participate in this discussion, we need a few basic details from you. SnuggJan 8, M13330, The only way to get XP on there will keeping the tablet portion of the computer is to find Windows XP Tablet Edition which is not sold retail so you will need to either already have a copy of it or priate it [I am not recommending the latter, merely informing ].

No, create an account now. You must log in or sign up to reply here. After these things everything should work right? Be careful when you see an option for 64 bit drivers.