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The University I work for recently bought a Q1 Ultra to help with mobility for our skilled trades workers. Samsung's literature says the Q1 Ultra works with Windows XP. It came with VISTA. When I called SAMSUNG SUPPORT they informed me YES it will work by down grading to XP but they don't support it. The University will not allow and VISTA based computer access to their network due to security issues. Now does anyone know where I can get XP drivers for the ethernet controllers, SB Bus controller and the Video controllers of the Q1Ultra? Seems to me if a manufacurer claims it will work with a specific operating system they should support it. Thanks for your help, Wayne

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