Question about Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

5 Answers

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 ?


:(

Posted by on

  • 4 more comments 
  • 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?





    Triple A

  • kirrah
    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

×

Ad

5 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

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

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

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 :-(

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

Ad

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

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

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.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,601 Answers

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

  • Thomas Christopher
    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...

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Hey..I have an Acer Aspire 4736z...my webcam was working fine with XP...now i hav dual OS..XP n Vista Ultimate 32 bit...it works fine when i open in XP..but it says Camera not found in Vista...how do i fix...


You will need to download and install the Vista driver for your camera. It should be available at the manufacturers website under the support link. Hope this helps.

Aug 19, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

1 Answer

ACER aspire 5720 i have degraded to XP os but the audio drivers available in acer support which has been installed and sound is not comming. please clarify me


If you downgraded then make sure you did not use the vista drivers unless they also state that they will work for xp.

You should also check that the hardware is installed correctly.

to do this go to CONTROL PANEL / SYSTEM / HARDWARE
If you see any exclamation marks in the hardware list then fix those first by getting the correct drivers and installing them one by one doing a restart in between each driver installation

There are four versions of the 5720 and you should ensure you know which one yours is before downloading drivers.

Drivers page for regular 5720

Aug 18, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Want to install xp on pre-loaded vista acer aspire 5720


That should not be a problem. Just ensure you have the XP drivers (not saved on puter) ensure bios is set to boot from cd format drive and install.

Aug 15, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

1 Answer

I cant get drivers for ethernet controller and PCI device i have down graded form vista to xp for an Acer 5720


Download the drivers from the Acer WEB site Make sure you select the model of your laptop and the XP or Vista version of the drivers that match the Windows version that is installed on your laptop. Use this link to get to the Acer support :-
http://www.acersupport.com/notebook/index.html

If you still have problems try these WEB sites.
Driver Detective
http://www.drivershq.com/

Driver Guide
http://driverguide.com

Jul 15, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

2 Answers

Acer Aspire 4315


Yes you will get all the drivers here
http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_4315.html
However only Vista Premium and Vista Ultimate users can perform a direct downgrade. You can start a fresh installation from a bootable disk of WinXP. Be aware that this will replace the Vista with XP.

Feb 03, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4315 Notebook

1 Answer

I want to install XP in my Acer Aspire 5520G but i can't do it


you need to make sure you can downgrade to xp
before you do that you want to go to device manager and write down or save on flsh/memory drive your
display
audio
network
video
drivers

Jan 29, 2009 | Intel Motherboard

3 Answers

I have an acer laptop and it is built in with window vista. i want to change window vista with window xp, please help me


How do I downgrade?
Install a copy of Windows XP Professionalmag-glass_10x10.gif with the product key that came with the copy, and then when you hit the activation screen - which is near the end of the installation process - select the activate by phone option rather than the online method. You'll likely end up talking with a live rep; tell him that you're downgrading from Vista to XP, and give him the Vista product key. The rep is supposed to walk you through the rest.

information from http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?newsid=10930

Jan 14, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

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.

Best wishes

www.techvisitor.com

Oct 29, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

13 Answers

ACER Aspire 5720


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:
1. On POST (Powerup). enter BIOS by pressing F2
2. Tab along to the second option "Main"
3. Goto last option "SATA mode" & press enter.
4. From the small selection display select "IDE mode"
5. Save & exit the BIOS. This will then set the SATA mode for XP to be recognise.

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...

Visit the Acer Panam site & download & install the XP drivers & your good to go...

I hope that this was of help...& good luck folks

Nov 23, 2007 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop Logo

Related Topics:

9,223 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

644 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...