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  • Will I still be able to connect via Remote Desktop to other systems?  I am currently running XP Professional and use Remote Desktop much of the time.  Before I install the new Vista Home Premium which I have just purchased, I have two questions:
    1. Can I revert back to XP if I need to?
    2. Will I still be able to use Remote Desktop to access other systems?
    Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:48 PM

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  • 1.  Yes.  You'll need to wipe the Vista installation, and perform a clean install of XP (you can't do an 'in-place downgrade', no matter what versions of Windows you're dealing with.)

    2.  Yes.  Just as it was with XP Home, Vista Home Premium still contains the Remote Desktop client - you can RDP into other machines; you just can't RDP into it.

    HTH,
    Chris
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    Saturday, December 27, 2008 8:34 PM
  • How to go back to Windows XP after you have upgraded a Windows XP-based computer to Windows Vista

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933170

     

    • Marked as answer by Andy Song Monday, January 5, 2009 2:00 AM
    Monday, December 29, 2008 4:25 AM