Can't Find Wi-Fi drivers.


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So, I decided to downgrade from Windows 7 to XP Pro on my Acer Aspire 5736Z-4460 because it'd freeze up constantly while I was using it. XP doesn't have that problem. But when I switched to XP, I had to look for the wireless / Wi-Fi drivers for it. I tried every driver I could find and they'd either get rejected or simply not work. I went to the Acer website and tried their drivers but those aren't compatible with XP. I figured that there should be a universal Wi-Fi driver out there somewhere or software that'll let me connect to my router via Wi-Fi. Does anyone know of any software like that?


Application and Cloud Security Engineer
Staff member
There are no universal drivers in Windows land except for some printer manufacturers. Windows XP has been EOL for 3 years and there are plenty of known unpatched exploits for XP so you'd be a huge target if you go on the internet. I would just do a clean install of Windows 7.