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? about downgrading from Vista to XP.....

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#1 kwboom


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Posted 11 October 2008 - 05:34 PM

Hi there I am just wondering if the Vista drivers from HP will work when I downgrade to my copy of XP. We just bought a new computer and I know that from other installs I did on our oither machine that HP has "special" drivers for things like the network card and video card. Would thoes drivers for vista also work for XP???

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Posted 11 October 2008 - 05:55 PM

Drivers are specific to an operating system, you have to have ones that work for Vista if you use Vista and ones for XP if you use XP. I don't see why HP would have special drivers for something as simple as a network card. They may have repackaged the original drivers and called them HP.



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Posted 11 October 2008 - 06:50 PM

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