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G550 - Downgrade to Win XP

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Started ‎01-03-2011 by
Modified ‎01-03-2011 by


When installing Win XP on G550, I am getting a blue screen error.


Reboot PC and press F2 on Lenovo screen to go into BIOS.


At BIOS, change the hard drive mode to IDE and save BIOS changes.

by CloudNINE on ‎06-21-2013 11:20 AM

I'm trying to downgrade from windows 8 to XP on a new G500. I need assistance because I can't find my optical drive in the bios. it only has UEFI in the boot sequence.  any suggestions?