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Win Xp Drivers for sony vaio vgn-fw230j

I want to chang the operating system of my sony vaio vgn-fw230j
now the OS of my laptop is Win VISTA, and i want to chang thise to Win XP service packe 3.
for that i need win xp drivers for sony vaio vgn-fw230j.

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Go to download the drivers that you require from the Sony WEB site, to their support/download page. Make sure you input your model laptop and select the Windows OS that matches your installed operating system.
Use this link :-
http://esupport.sony.com/perl/select-system.pl?DIRECTOR=DRIVER&SR=nav:service_support:electronics:drivers_software:esup&ref=http%3A//www.sony.com/index.php

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It's probably not supported Sony.

You can try and downgrade but you might lose some functionality. I downgraded my Vista Gateway laptop to XP but had to spend a lot of time tracking down drivers that would work correctly.

You won't be able to just pop in an XP cd and install. You'll have to jump through a few hoops.

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