First off, this kind of issue usually gets more attention when posted as a question rather than in the discussion forum. Occurred to me just now that this laptop looks like a “Media Center Edition” laptop, only it shipped with Vista. Pro is of course Pro, but it doesn’t have media center in it. Copyright – , Tech Support Forum. With PC Wizard know what kind of hardware device and manufacturer and check their website if they have the XP drivers. But there is a way to change a retail install disc to an OEM and the other way around.
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Copyright -Tech Support Forum. Information on 3 unknown devices: I have the laptop done and ready to go back except for these 3 missing drivers. User Name Remember Me? The device manufactures just cannot afford to write drivers for an operating gatrway that the hardware is not going to be sold with.
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But there is a way to change a retail install disc to an OEM and the other way around. I might say that if you have a spare hard drive lying around, put that t1166 it quick, throw MCE on it and see if that fixes the problem. Virus Problem, Please Help.
I also looked around and really didn’t find much with XP Pro and hotkey support either. You should be able to find XP version drivers from for the chip-set, video and perhaps the gatteway from the chip manufactures driver download page. Just like OEM keys won’t work on a retail install.
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This is a very common thing nowadays when most want to go back to XP unfortunately, they spend much of their time looking for drivers instead of using their computers. I e-mailed gateway support, and was told they don’t support, warranty, or condone such behavior, but there might be things out there on the web to help you do this. Copyright -Tech Support Forum. From what I can gather, Hotstart is for the hotkey buttons on the laptop.
Second, for many new PCs in general, and notebooks specifically, you may not be able to find XP version drivers for all of the hardware.
Or thier another option is just tell them to wait for 7 to come out in october: If the drivers for XP is not there, then the hard work begins. This conversation is currently closed to new comments.
Pro is of course Pro, but it doesn’t have media center in it. Originally Posted by Madcatz. But, ACPI devices are usually tied into the chipset drivers, or sometimes you will find them in thier own download file. Okay I got into it a bit last night.
Please remember to be considerate of other members. Computer powers off in sleep mode MCE it depends on what version, older versions are basiclly Pro with media center and all the added media capabilites, the version has the Pro yateway networking features taken out of it.
Originally Posted by vinnimac I looked there first before I starting asking for help, but like you said, all they have for it is Vista stuff.
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Back to Software Forum 1 total post Page 1 of 1. How to extract Text from Images for Free? I suggest you check Gateway website first.
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