Xp pro upgrade made pc really slow now want to down grade to win 2000

By allycat
Feb 13, 2005
  1. I loaded xp pro onto a gateway pc it made the pc run really slow so, i installed 256ram same problem arised now, they want win 2000 on, but, i keep getting an error message" the operating system you are trying to instal is an older version, and installing options will be disabled" Can I just reformat the drive?
  2. tbrunt3

    tbrunt3 TS Rookie Posts: 313

    It more then likely not the os ... Probbly spyware or a virus a number of things what you mean slow??? And a few more specs please
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Welcome to TechSpot

    Just set the computer to boot from Windows 2000 CD and you should be able to delete XP and install 2000.
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