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I built a computer for my doctor & he installed Vista on it. He likes it.

However, he wasn't aware of Microsoft licensing & he installed it on his laptop too. Of course MS caught the illegal install & now he wants to rollback to XP. Am I correct in assuming that Vista cannot be uninstalled or rolled back?

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I don´t think that you can just run a roll-back... Delete it from the laptop (save data first), that should be enough. He might have to explain it while activating Vista on his first machine via phone.

Gipse

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He might have to explain it while activating Vista on his first machine via phone.

Gipse

 

LOL He already had the run-in w/ them. Like I said he was unaware of the licensing so he tried to activate it. When it failed he phoned MS. He got an earful.

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No downgrade through the OS.

 

Only viable option is to reformat.

 

This is pretty much what I thought. In the past you could rollback if you didn't like the upgrade. MS has another strike against them.

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So he installed Vista as an upgrade? Then it should work as descibed by radodrill, I have "only" full Vista Business here to test...

Gipse

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