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I would like to change the os on my acer laptop from vista to xp, but acer does not supply drivers for xp. How can i get these drivers ?

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You would need to identify the hardware in your laptop and then search for drivers from the hardware manufacturers.

you can use a program like everest home
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it will help you in finding out the details of the devices and then search on google for drivers for them.

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