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Win xp drivers for acer aspire2920z loptop

I recently bought an acer aspire 2920z loptop in Singapore. It came with a licensed vista. No acer disk was given to drive my hardware for different OS, as in the old days. However, most of my softwares do not run on vista so I loaded it up with XP. To my surprise, I couldnt run my LAN, sound card, etc on XP. The acer website is of no use. Where can I get the xp drivers?

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  • rtserrano Aug 11, 2008

    Hi playaway,

    Your link "The Acer Support Website can be very hard to navigate. Try this link;http:// " doesnt seem to be active anymore. I'm not getting the link.

    I'll appreciate additional info.
    Thanks for your time.

  • rtserrano Aug 11, 2008

    Got it playaway. will test it later after downloads.

    Next question while you are there is how to have 2 OS, maintain my existing Vista (I reinstalled it using my back up CD, am using it now) and my xp, which i installed in drive F. Problem after installing xp, I couldnt select vista OS. It keeps on booting xp, so I reinstalled it to drive C.

    thanks mucho

  • rtserrano Aug 11, 2008

    you're heaven sent. thanks a lot.

  • rtserrano Aug 14, 2008

    Hello there,

    I was able to install the Vista Boot Pro and was able to create 2 boot options. However, everytime I choose my XP as boot os, error occurs.

    I first have a vista OS intalled with the Acer Aspire 2920z. The 160g HD was partitioned equally into C:vista OS and D:slave drive. Then I shunk partition C and created drive F: where I installed my XP. My loptop would run only the xp and would not select vista anymore. So, I restored my vista back from my DVD system back up and started installing other downloads all over again on C, retaining drive F. After I have installed the VistaBootPro, I created XP as another OS boot option, found in drive F. However, everytime I choose XP, the

  • rtserrano Aug 14, 2008

    How do I install XP when vista is already installed? Last time I installed XP, it wont boot my vista anymore, only XP. After clean vista reinstall from DVD back up, I installed Vista boot pro on F (drive I created by shrinking drive C).This time, XP wont run. If I install XP again, it might not run vista again. What do I do? I simply want to have XP and Vista in my loptop. The reason, a lot of my softwares run only on XP.


  • nouerizasala Oct 10, 2008

    hi, pls help me with my problem.. where can i find a recovery cd for my acer aspire 2920z laptop.. i install windows xp and the system restore doesnt work, my laptop always restarts and i cant use it how can i have a recovery software and drivers for free download... thanks


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I have downgrade two different Acer machines to XP successfully.

The Acer Support Website can be very hard to navigate. Try this link;

Select "Notebooks", scroll down until you come to the 2920z, see if you can find your specific hardware items. The list includes both Vista and XP drivers.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Good Luck

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    Dave Grunbaum Aug 11, 2008

    Sorry about that, not sure what happened. Try this one:

  • Dave Grunbaum
    Dave Grunbaum Aug 11, 2008

    There is shareware program that I have heard good things about: VistaBootPRO that will enable you to dual boot the Vista and XP. I haven't tried it myself, but it does seem to work and it's free!


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