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Driver help needed for alienware laptop XP pro

Hello there, due to incompatibility with windows 7, I recently wiped my laptop and installed xp pro. What a NIGHTMARE.
I cannot find any drivers for any of my hardware. I even tried BUYING one of those iso burning programs for the original alienware disc, and I just get an error with that useless program.


Model: Alienware M9700
OS: XP professional (sp1 installed)
Video: Dual nvidia 7900
Processor: AMD Turion 64 2.4GHz


Alienware no longer has ANY drivers for this model, and I'm pretty darn stumped. ANY help you can give would be fantastic.

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So where is the original media

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So where is the original media that came with the system and should have copies of the drivers? If the system came with XP on it, then you should have something that has all the original drivers. If the system came with an OS that ISN'T XP, then how do you know that XP is even supported on this model?

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Sorry.

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I found all the drivers at http://support.alienware.com/Support_Pages/Restricted_Pages/driver_downloads.aspx

I wonder if you are really asking for a step by step install plan? I apologize I do not have that for you. But the usual order is:

1. The OS.
2. Motherboard.
3. MSUAA for some systems (sorry, use goggle if you don't know MSUAA)
4. Audio.
5. Video.
And then the rest.

The lesson here is to get your install plan on paper with the install media so you don't feel lost next time.
Bob

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