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Acer 5100 I have XP media that I want to remove as it will not allow me to connect to the server at work for printing. I wish to format the laptop and install XP Pro. I have transfered all my data using Paragon Hard Disk Manager 8.5 to a external hard drive. How can I format the laptop please

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If you have XP pro cd, you just need to boot from cd and follow the instruction.
about hardware drivers, you can download from www.acerpanam.com.

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