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Lenovo R61 and XP

2008-06-20, 23:51 PM
I put Windows Vista Home Basic on my Lenovo R61 with the idea of putting an OEM Copy of XP Pro on my computer. I have the copy of XP, but I had a few questions...
Mainly:
Will XP even work on this computer? The specs of it are as follows:
C2D T9300
2gb RAM
250gb HDD
Intel A/G/N card
No Bluetooth
No Webcam
14.1" TFT WXGA+
No Fingerprint Reader
It does have the 1394 port on the front, but it's overall pretty normal.
I wanted to know if I'm going to have any problems with hardware on this computer...
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01-21-2008

Virginia US

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Re: Lenovo R61 and XP

2008-06-21, 0:10 AM
Quick answer you are good to go.

Just try to get all the drivers for your notebook beforehand as it can be a pain to do so later in the process.


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R61 7732-19U Downgraded to XP and Upgraded to Linux! :P
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Re: Lenovo R61 and XP

2008-06-21, 0:28 AM
For sure. I have a 1gb dedicated flash drive JUST for this. Thanks for the answer :)

Is there anything that I can do to keep a recovery partition? Or make another one?
Would ThinkVantage continue working?


Message Edited by Drakan290 on 06-20-2008 05:54 PM
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02-06-2008

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Re: Lenovo R61 and XP

2008-06-22, 2:10 AM
My R61e and R61i were both ordered with XP Pro. No problems.
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