If you found blue screen when you’re trying to install Windows XP on your Acer Aspire 4740 or Aspire 4740G what should you do?
you should change SATA mode from AHCI to IDE mode….
how to do this? restart your laptop, then press F2 during post to go to BIOS, you an change sata mode configuration in the BIOS.
if you want to use SATA AHCI mode on Windows XP, download this sata ahci driver (Download) then follow this nLite tutorial to make Windows XP installation CD able to detect Harddisk in AHCI configuration and prevent bluescreen during XP installation.
Windows XP drivers for Aspire 4740 or 4740G available soon… 🙂
Windows XP drivers available here:
Download Aspire 4740/4740G XP Drivers