"Vista basic Home edition" To XP home Edition

  sydhall 06:52 18 Nov 2007


My Grandson has recently purchased an ASPIRE SA90: With Basic Vista Home on Board preinstalled software. Although it had a Pentium 3000 processor to say it drags it feet was an underestimate.

We decided to install windows XP Home addition with the latest patch Etc. there was a fast improvement immediately: unfortunately the on board Codec will not pick up sound at all? Also the on board Ethernet card will not pick up a driver also.

Looking inside the case there appears to be two PCI slots! So I would be able to fit a sound card and PCI Ethernet card as a last option?

But surly there must be a solution to energising them with having to purchase further software.


  100andthirty 07:09 18 Nov 2007

Assuming this is an Acer Aspire SA90, I'd go to the Acer Site and download and install the XP drivers for these devices

click here

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