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Old 03-25-2008, 10:07 PM   #1
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i have a dell 1520 and im not a fan of vista what would i have to do as far as drivers to go back to windows xp?
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buy a xp OS, i don't think oem os have a go back for there re boot disks.
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Old 03-25-2008, 11:12 PM   #3
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so would i just be able to get the drivers from dell?
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oh sorry did't see the drivers part lol, yeah i , thought you were actualy refering to conmpletly revert back..
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well it never had xp on it and i have two oem disk of xp but when i put them in the option to install is not there so im not sure how i can install it??
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Old 03-27-2008, 02:29 PM   #7
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alright so i got it installed and it runs perfect. however i no loner have a battery monitor and cant seem to find a driver for it anyone know what to do?
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:33 AM   #8
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no one knows? it is getting annoying not being able to see the batter or having the option to change what happens when i close the lid ect...
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