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Acer 5720g i have the acer aspire 5720g!i formatted the windows vista home premium and installed windows XP.but i have much problems (one of them are the vga drivers-cannot find them anywhere) so i decided to go back to vista. but when i load the recovery from the partition says : *.WSI missing and later says that C:d2decovery..... is missing...what can i do? thank you very very much

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    help i need drivers for acer aspire 5720g

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Seems like you need todo a fresh installation of windows, either Xp or Vista to get rid of the issues you have now, after that you need the drivers for the laptop

http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_5720.html

even though it says vista, if the driver name has XP32 or XP64 in the end it means the driver will also work with XP

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