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HTC Shift X9500 (Help Installing Windows XP)

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tedburkholder

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Dec 20, 2015
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I just picked up a HTC Shift X9500 for the kids to play around on (instead of messing with my laptop :p)

Anyway, Vista sucks obviously, so I want to install Windows XP on this thing. I got windows installed ok. Installed all the drivers. However, here is the issue I'm having. If I DO NOT install the Video drivers, the WiFi adapter works & connects. I install the video drivers & the desktop looks nice, but then the Wifi doesn't work. Just shows as "Unknown Device" in the Device MGR. I can go back into the Device MGR & uninstall the video drivers & restart the system. Then BANG...the wifi is operational again. So, I'm not sure if I got a bad wifi driver or incorrect video drivers. Does ANYONE have all the drivers for this device (Using XP that is..)

It seems to run A LOT faster using XP over Vista. I know the device is old & very outdated, but it would be cool for the kids if I can get it working. There are instructions on this forum to install XP step by step but the links are dead & I can't follow the process. Anyone help??
 

Mr_stickz

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Mar 18, 2009
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Zwollywood
Hmm thats weird. I use windows 7 on it. Also alot faster than vista.
Wifi is still not working with me. But when i installed the videocard driver. None of my games would boot. So i un installed it. And i can play every game that can run on this old hardware. Seems to me the video driver isnt the best one written.

was it hard to get xp? I may try to dual boot to see wich seems faster with the games
 

akh.kurniawan

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Dec 23, 2016
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xp drivers for shift --- All Drivers ---
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it seem all of shift drivers are there. but i don't understand the language, i don't know how to download its files. please, can you upload on somewhere else? i had use drivers from acer d150 for intel vga and realtek audio, and its working for htc shift. but i don't know where to download for shift touchscreen, wifi, and finger print
 

Flanimal

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Apr 18, 2008
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it seem all of shift drivers are there. but i don't understand the language, i don't know how to download its files. please, can you upload on somewhere else? i had use drivers from acer d150 for intel vga and realtek audio, and its working for htc shift. but i don't know where to download for shift touchscreen, wifi, and finger print

I have a stash of HTC Shift files. Check your PM as I have sent you a message with a link.
 

Qoam

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Jun 23, 2021
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HTC Shift
It’s 2021 … is anyone still playing with the shift? I guess my battery is completely dead or there is another problem because even plugged in it won’t come to life. Maybe my charger is t working.. any suggestions? Should I just put the shift in the trash?