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04-27-2009 08:25 AM
I went to get my Restore CD's realising they were lost during moving a few months back. So I have a useless laptop with no way of fixing.
Well, Right now I am using a linux OS and have installed windows XP, a copy I had from a previous fujitsu laptop. Problem is, windows XP cd and windows Vista cd do not have the correct drivers for the C700EM wireless card, and can not even identify the card.
Where can I obtain these driver's, as I have searched the HP site and Google all over and can not find any hint of the correct drivers. I even tried all the Intel PRO wireless drivers on the site to no avail, on both XP and Vista.
Also the site to obtain recorvery cd's does not have one for my model laptop.
04-27-2009 05:13 PM - edited 04-09-2012 09:47 AM
Here are all drivers for Vista.
Below are all drivers for XP:
First You need to slipstream Your Sata drivers (only ICH8M) with nLite.
Be sure also that You are using at least WinXP SP2 version. If you haven't got SP2 version here you can download this service pack and here You've got guide how to slipstream this file with XP written by nLite.
In nLite You can even burn Your new XP CD with those changes.
Drivers for Your model:
Chipset here (First install this and reboot)
Intel Matrix Storage Manager here
Graphic Intel 965 here
Wireless Intel 3945 ABG here
Realtek RTL8139 Lan here
MS-UAA for XP with SP2 (required with a reboot before Audio and Modem) here
MS-UAA for XP with SP3 (required with a reboot before Audio and Modem) here
Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio 221 here
Unzip to a folder..use Device Manager,right click "Audio Device on HD",choose Update driver,
No to connect,
Install from a list or specific location,
Select Don't Search, I will choose the driver to install,
For the Hardware Type select 'Show All Devices'
Remove the check from "Show Compatible Hardware" and click on "Have Disk".
Next...browse to the unzipped folder and choose the "WiSVHe5.inf".
Ignore XP when it complains.
Conexant HDAUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP Driver here
.Net Framework (required before HP Quick Launch Buttons) here
HP Quick Launch Buttons here
Ricoh 5-in-1 card reader here
Alps Touchpad here
04-27-2009 07:26 PM
You may have Broadcom Wireless:
Btw,If you don't have XP with SP 2,get it first:
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