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Downgrading 7 to XP


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#1 Vince833

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 10:11 PM

Guys a pleasant morning to all, please give me idea...i have a acer unit designed in windows 7 operating system, the problem is i need to downgrade it using windows xp os, i cant find any driver of wireless adopter that i have connected in my unit, cause the hardware model is designed in windows 7 os...any suggestion?what im going to do?

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#2 thrillhouse

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 10:27 PM

download xp mode from microsoft
www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.asp

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 06:42 AM

Is this a laptop or desktop? I would physically look for the model # and make of the wifi card and see if the manufacturer made an xp driver for it.
If not, maybe get a different wifi card as they are fairly cheap.

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 07:58 AM

Not all hw designed for new systems are compatible with XP.

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 08:15 AM

Just curious...why is the path...going backwards?

Why go from Win 7 to XP...on a system designed for Win 7?

Just curious :).

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 06:34 AM

I'm curious about that too.:blink:

In any case, I'm assuming you have typed the following into Google:

<wireless card make and model> windows xp driver

As my six year old told me, "Daddy, Google is a cool program!"




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