Updating acer driver
I did both, just in case, throwing the newest onto a 256MB USB drive.Thirdly, look in Device Manager to see what AHCI Disk Controller you have! On the Best Buy Acer Extensa 5620-6830, it's the 'Intel 82801HEM/HBM SATA AHCI.' Other models may be slightly different.
On the Boot tab, change it so your DVD drive is first. Don't worry, we'll switch it back, but it's MUCH more of a PITA to leave it on when we install XP...Once you're done, you'll have burned three DVD's, and be ready for some XP goodness!If you've already wiped it, or just want the latest available, grab them from [ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/ here].The installed file is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10.