I have clean-installed Win 7 on two Acer Aspire dektop machines, I have installed on a second sata drive so the Vista op is still on C drive though not used. My question is do I need motherboard drivers and such like which are obviously on the Vista drive but not on the Win 7 drive. Everything is working including sound etc but I have system freezing on both machines since the install. This is random and can happen 3 times in quick succession and not at all for days. Both machines are affected, both have adequate memory becaus they both ran Vista OK. It beats me. The Acer site is not much help. Any one help?
I have an HP Pavillion DV9850EA Laptop that I upgraded from Vista to Windows 7. Like Acer, HP did not support Windows & on this machine, so I downloaded all the latest Vista Apps and drivers and all installed and worked fine from the getgo. Try the Vista drivers for the chipset and other hardware, it will in most cases work.
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