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I bought a new acer aspire 5920 with windows vista home premium preloaded. i got sick of vista and down graded to XP, sadly now half my drivers and hardware are gone or wont work with XP...how do i restore it to factory default?

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If you have formatted the whole drive then you cant do a system recovery, you have to reinstall the vista again plz ask your vendor

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