Gateways are even worse than the Dell in this area.

by R. Proffitt Moderator - 11/29/12 1:47 PM

In Reply to: reply by Valygar

I've never seen Gateway or Acer numbers work on a retail issued XP OS CD.

Now you know. Try Acer/Gateway's site and it's cheaper to order the restore media than it is to get a new license and spend days sorting out drivers.