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How to downgrade Vista Home Basic to Windows XP in Acer TravelMate series 2480? Steps in downgrading? How to make all the specified hardware for this laptop work with the OS being installed?


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\015\0121. You must have a Windows XP CD.
\015\0122. If there is a CD Driver that came along with the laptop try and look for the one that says (XP Drivers)
\015\0123. If no driver CD included for XP you will have to download from thier site.
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