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Old 03-06-2016, 06:38 AM   #1
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I want to install XP on a gateway md2614u laptop. It currently has a corrupted version of Windows 7. There is no internet available and the Windows 7 disc does not exist. I have XP Pro on a bootable disc. If I do a full format and install XP will all of the drivers work? As I said there is absolutely no connection to the internet so I couldn't even use another machine to download drivers etc.

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Hi, and welcome to TSF. You will need to check the Gateway support pages for your model to see if xp drivers are available to down load to either a usb thumb drive or to burn to a disc, you will also need a retail version of xp with an available license, the number you have gives no results on the Gateway support pages, this page has a link on how to find the serial number Drivers & Downloads
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How are you posting this message if there is no internet?
If you go to the Gateway Drivers page and type in the first part of your model # MD26 you will see there are no drivers for XP, Gateway only supports Vista and Windows 7.
You can download Windows 10 ISO and use your Windows 7 Key to upgrade. Burn the image to a DVD or USB Flash drive using the Microsoft tool. Most of the drivers should be included in the OS.
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