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HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Windows doesn`t find the graphics driver.

Can somebody help me?

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Dear. nuutti8

HP COMPAQ DC7100 CMT:
4gb memory
Windows 7
400gb. sec. hdd.
antec sonata I case
overclocked 3,5 ghZ
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Re: HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Hi,
Welcome to the HP Forum! :smileyhappy:


nuutti8 wrote:

Windows doesn`t find the graphics driver.

Can somebody help me?

:robotwink:

Dear. nuutti8


Would you mind explaining what an Antec Sonata case has to do with an HP DC7100CMT?

 

Which version of Windows 7? 

Do you have a recovery disc set?  (See disc #2 for the original drivers).

Kind regards,
erico



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@erico

I have Hp DC7100 hardware in sonata case. I dont have original recovery disk. My windows 7 is Professional Edition.

HP COMPAQ DC7100 CMT:
4gb memory
Windows 7
400gb. sec. hdd.
antec sonata I case
overclocked 3,5 ghZ
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Re: HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Hi,

Here is a link to the web support portal for your hardware. Windows 7 drivers are unfortunately not available for your PC at HP.Your PC is supported only for Windows 2000 and Windows XP. That means that finding a chipset driver will not be easy.

 

Kind regards,

erico

 



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Re: HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Hi:

 

The onboard video adapter in the dc7100 is not windows 7 or windows vista capable.

 

If you can get the driver below to work, you still will not have Aero.

 

You can try this Vista driver:

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=US&swItem=vc-471...

 

When you run it you will get an OS not supported error. Close that.

 

Go to your device manager. Click on the display adapter. Click on the driver tab. Click on Update driver. Select the Browse my computer for software method and browse to C:\SWSetup\sp34550, and see if it loads that way.

 

If it doesn't try the notebook vista driver below and do the same thing as above: Browse to C:\SWSetup\sp34749

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=US&swItem=ob-472...

 

If neither of those drivers work, you will need to purchase a windows 7 capable PCIe x16 video card.

 

Paul

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That pc gonfiguration:

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2096152

HP COMPAQ DC7100 CMT:
4gb memory
Windows 7
400gb. sec. hdd.
antec sonata I case
overclocked 3,5 ghZ
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Now it works. I have an ASUS Radeon HD 6850 graphics, and aero works as well.

 

nuutti8

HP COMPAQ DC7100 CMT:
4gb memory
Windows 7
400gb. sec. hdd.
antec sonata I case
overclocked 3,5 ghZ
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Re: HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Wow!

 

I didn't think you could put that new of a graphics adapter in a dc7100.

 

Good to know.

 

Enjoy!

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Paul_Tikkanen wrote:

Wow!

 

I didn't think you could put that new of a graphics adapter in a dc7100.

 

Good to know.

 

Enjoy!



It does have a PCI-Express x16 slot.

regards,
erico



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Re: HP DC7100CMT graphics driver not found(Windows 7)

Yes, I am aware of that, in as much as I installed a PCIe 2.0 nVidia 8400 GS in my dc7100 CMT.

 

But it is only a PCIe 1.0a and that card is a PCIe 2.1. Many times these 2.1 cards are incompatible with the older PCIe slots.

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