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Acer :: Aspire 5735-6694

These were not answered by Acer tech soupport [not a typo or misspelling]. Each was sent in as a separate question and returned marked "closed".

Where are the drivers for Vista-to-Win 7 upgrade?

What is the recommended procedure for 1?

Should the C/D partition be preserved after upgrade?

If 3 is "yes", which backup program should be used thereafter: Acer, MS, or both?

What is the matrix key for the 2 LEDs on the left top edge (see pic)?

(this should be 6.) Can the card reader be upgraded to read SDHC memory cards?
(this should be 7.) Where is the Acer knowledge base reference library for this notebook?
(this should be 8.) Where is the Acer-sponsored user forum for Acer computers?

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