Windows® XP Drivers in Acer® Veriton
Hardware installed on a computer requires driver to function. Drivers are the communication link between the hardware and the operating system. Drivers are specific to the type of operating system in use. Acer Veriton desktop PC has been designed in such a way that any operating system can be installed and used with it, including Windows XP. Basic drivers that are required to operate the system come with the operating system itself. However, the high performance components within your Acer Veriton desktop PC require drivers that can keep up with the performance of the components. Such drivers will have to be installed separately. You are advised to install the drivers at the time of installation of operating system as the system will be free of problems at that time. Drivers are best installed in the Safe Mode of Windows XP. You must also remember to reboot Acer Veriton desktop PC once after the driver installation.
- Check driver authenticity
- Install only latest drivers
- Ensure system is clean
Check driver authenticity
Before starting with the installation of Windows XP drivers on Acer Veriton desktop PC, you are advised to check whether the drivers are authentic or not. Third-party drivers must be never used on your Acer Veriton desktop PC as such drivers are likely to have many inherent problems. Some illegitimate drivers are also known to contain malware which can damage the system upon installation.
Install only latest drivers
While installing Windows XP drivers in Acer Veriton desktop PC, you must make sure that the drivers are of the latest type. Installation of outdated drivers can cause many issues, such as partial malfunction of the hardware and blue screen error. As outdated drivers and latest drivers will have similar names, extra care must be taken to ensure that the drivers that are being downloaded and installed are latest ones.
Windows XP drivers should not be installed on Acer Veriton desktop PC unless you have made sure that the system is totally clean. This includes both virus infections and system errors. Installation of drivers on a system having some issues will complicate the problem. You are advised to make use of an antivirus program for this purpose.