I was able to update the bios and was able to switch to IDE mode Until we get a better driver, I just disable it to avoid having to hard crash every time. If you’ve already wiped it, or just want the latest available, grab them from here. Save changes and exit. If same error comes out you have to change the hard drive.

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Acer Extensa Z Notebook WinXP, Vista, Win7 Driver, Utility | Notebook Drivers

You can use your Windows installation CD to create and format the hard disk and then install Windows plus the Acer laptop device drivers or quit Windows installation after formatting and then use your backup discs to restore your laptop. Choose No to connecting to Windows Update to search, then hit Next. Use Acer’s backup software to do two things- first, a Full Backup of your system. Just wanted to add May 22, Acer Extensa Notebook. Dec 11, Acer Notebook.

Extensa 5620 Downgrade to XP

Right-Click on that and select Update Driver. No, create an account now.

I ran into an issue where my 6520z OpenGL screensavers won’t run over 1fps on the Now let’s conquer afer AHCI issue. Try it, and mail me update: Can i use a recovery CD to help start laptop? I was able to update the bios and was able to switch to IDE mode Mention that I downgraded from Vista to XP on a travelmate Let it automatically find it it’s the HD audioand your sound should work after the next reboot. Thanks in advance for any help Their are many good guides to formating and installing xp on the internet.


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Vista is a dog. You may have to reboot, but then they should all work smooth again.

Acer makes it easy with its Driver and Application backup CD creator. On the Boot tab, change it so your DVD drive is first. I recently bought and Extensa and would definitely like to install XP.

If you still get a blue screen upon booting up, you may not have selected the correct AHCI ahcu. It seemed that it was rebooting back to the old set up but now when i turn the laptop on i get a black screen and error message saying that windows could not start because a file is missing or corrupt and to replace this file.

You could try ‘slipstreaming’ the driver into the XP installation using nlite free off the net and see if that saat.

Oct 12, Acer Extensa Notebook. Power is available but screen blank acer extensa Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! When i try installing windows xp on acer extensa Being on really new hardware it won’t autodetect everything, but Don’t Panic. Yes, my password is: Related Topics acer extensa kubota t centrino boot sats problem solo settings ahci mode error change ahci mode sme gritzner ide to ahci “kubota t” get in bios acer extensa acer extensa bios extensa install windows Browse to your Drivers folder C: Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Are you sure you have the correct driver?