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Downgrading a brand new dell latitude D530

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Video Card(s) PNY Geforce GTX 770 XLR8 2GB
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Bought a D530 for work and boss wants me to have xp on it. How do I install xp on it? When xp install disk is in drive it says "can't find harddrives". From what I understand I have to slipstream some driver onto it using nlite but I don't understand this process. Could anyone give me a step by step?
 
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We just ran into the same problem. I changed the hard drive type to SATA, ATA. Once I did that, I could use our enterprise Windows XP Pro CD to install. Be careful about the PCI controller. If you have an older D530 with the resource CD you can get the driver from that. It is not part of the dell update software menu.