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I recently installed Windows 8 to a flash drive and to my old Acer Aspire 3610. I know the OS is still in beta and that there are still many problems before the official release but I want to get this problem fixed so I can have my laptop work normally with no driver problems. Plus I downloaded Windows 8 because I wanted to see what all the buzz was about. Anyways. The install went fine until I go to surf the internet. None of my wireless drivers work. I go to update my drivers seeing that they might be outdated but when I go to update the drivers say I up to date. None of the wireless drivers work for the internet and I can't get updates to the laptop because I need the internet. The same problem is happening to me with the sound drivers also. The sound is not coming up meaning I can't hear any sounds. The driver says it's up to date but the driver doesn't work.I did everything I could but the drivers don't seem to come up and work. I wonder if there is a way I can download the drivers from the internet from my desktop and install them onto my laptop. If I do and if I can how and where can I get the drivers from? This is a serous problem and I need your help. I took screenshot's of the problems to maybe make it clearer to what I am trying to say but this problem is bugging me since I can not hear any sounds or mostly do half the things with my laptop since I have no internet!

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asked Jun 05 '12 at 13:00

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Do you have another computer? If so, log on to the manufacturers website and download the drivers and transfer it via a USB drive and install from there.

answered Jun 05 '12 at 13:20

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I have another computer but have no clue what drivers I need and were to get then

(Jun 05 '12 at 16:16) Studio66Designs Studio66Designs's gravatar image

http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers. If it says you need XP to install it, put it under the XP compatibility mode.

(Jun 05 '12 at 16:31) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image

It came with XP but I installed Windows 7 last year and Windows 8 yesterday. It originally came with XP

(Jun 05 '12 at 16:42) Studio66Designs Studio66Designs's gravatar image

Ok, just install the drivers and get back to me.

(Jun 05 '12 at 16:53) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image

The sound driver worked fine but the wireless driver isn't showing up after installed. It tells me to plug in a cable but I don't want that. I want wireless access

answered Jun 05 '12 at 17:10

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Did you install it with XP Compatibility settings?

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:12) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image

I think idk

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:13) Studio66Designs Studio66Designs's gravatar image

Idk how to

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:13) Studio66Designs Studio66Designs's gravatar image

Right click the program, go to compatibility and put it under XP (Service Pack 3)

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:15) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image

Won't let me

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:18) Studio66Designs Studio66Designs's gravatar image

Won't let you do what?

(Jun 05 '12 at 17:21) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image
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