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How to downgrade acer aspire 5720 vista to xp

Should i just download all drivers for acer aspire 5720 xp and then reformate the laptop, install xp OS and then simple install the drivers one by one ?


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  • rashidbb Jan 20, 2008

    true... im gonna try locating the drivers first.

    thanks mate

  • rashidbb Jan 27, 2008

    thanks for te site...
    im gonna try it out, but still afraid just incase from drivers from the 5570 dont really work on the 4720....

    m not really a pro here... just learnin as i go, so far so good... being really sure before i start my formattin process...

  • rashidbb Jan 27, 2008

    sorry guy typoerror...

    i meant im not sure if the drivers for 5570 wud would on my 5720.
    wat you guys think ?

  • alfonsoa93 Sep 11, 2008

    I've instaled windows xp in my acer aspire 5720-4126, but I have problem with the driver of wifi or wireless, I can't get it. The other application are working normally...



    How do I get the drivers for wifi or wireless for my acer aspire 5720-4126?





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    kirrah Nov 20, 2013

    sir i had a hard time reformating my acer laptop-6e40e97492 whenever I insert my bootable OS winXP sp3 i always got a bluescreen. why?

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    acer aspire 5612 driver xp

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Http://www.acerpanam.com/flex/acerdrivers/bin/drivers.html?CFID=268631&CFTOKEN=33761549

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Hi,
I just got my 5720-4126 so once I had to test the Factory re-install (ALT-F10 at the ACER screen) and knew I could get back to where I started (Vista), tried to install XP from CD. It couldn't even see the disk drive :-(

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You have to go into bios and set it to alow disk to disk install

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You can find the drivers at http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_5570.html although some work and others don't seem to. I haven't managed to get everything working perfectly yet.

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Rashidbb, I would find the drivers first, (this may be difficult), and have them ready to install before downgrading to XP. This way you wont have to look around for drivers on a machine that doesnt function 100%

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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    Thomas Christopher Jan 20, 2008

    Your welcome, Rashidbb.

    Good luck...

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Jan 27, 2008

    I wouldnt try it unless you first set a restore point.. That way you can go back...

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I want drivers


This link is to the manufacturers website for your laptop drivers.
http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/acerdrivers.cfm

This second link is to the file that lists all the drivers and where to download them from.
http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/AcerDrivers/Aspire%205720Z.pdf?CFID=1452974&CFTOKEN=24871342

The Aspire 5720 ZG is not available on the list .. BUT..... you can probably use the 5720Z drivers..
You must uninstall Vista and do a new installation of everything to downgrade to XP.

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Hi All,

We are a workshop in Spain & I have had several problems with "Down grading" to XP. There is essentially one problem which causes an issue with the XP installation & that is if the the BIOS has a "Fixed" sata configuration. By that I mean you cannot change it to some sort of IDE or P-ATA (Symantics). Our current problems are with an Acer 5720 & an HP Pavilion DV9700. The Acer solution is exactly as "kraken3000" had mentioned before:
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DONOT set this back to SATA Mode after you install the XP as it will NOT boot. This setting must be kept untill you "Upgrade" (If ever) to Vista. The HP is another story...

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