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Windows 7: Aspire ONE netbook installing XP

07 Jan 2014   #1
onlinegamesnz

Windows 7 home
 
 
Aspire ONE netbook installing XP

Hi all, I am attempting to install XP on my AOD270 Acer Aspire One netbook,

I have copied an install to USB, and tried integrating the SATA drivers into the install with no luck. I have tried disabled AHCI mode in the BIOS and setting SATA mode to IDE with no luck.

I downloaded the AHCI/SATA driver directly from the Acer support website however, when i import it into nlite it shows it as a display driver?

Any ideas?

Thanks!


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07 Jan 2014   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Installing an old OS on newer hardware can be a serious challenge, particularly with a netbook. The problems you are seeing now are only the tip of the iceberg. A big problem is the lack of XP drivers for newer hardware, most likely not available for your computer. Best to stick with a new OS.
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07 Jan 2014   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

I would virtualize XP from WIn7 using XP Mode, VMware or Virtual Player freewares.

As pointed out it's nearly defunct and more trouble than it's worth reinstalling on modern hardware.
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