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05-07-2009 01:05 AM
05-07-2009 04:00 PM - edited 05-08-2009 05:30 AM
First make a Vista Beckup. Here are informations about it.
Now You need to slipstream Your Sata drivers (ICH7M) with nLite.
Be sure also that You are using WinXP SP2 version. If you haven't go SP2 version here you can download this service pack
and here You have got guide how to slipstream this file with Your system again by nLite.
In this program You can even burn Your new XP cd with this driver.
Drivers for Your model:
Chipset here (First install this and reboot)
Intel Matrix Storage Manager here
Graphic Nvidia 7400 here
Wireless Intel 3945 ABG here
Broadcom Wireless here
MS-UAA (required with a reboot before Conexant Audio) here
Conexant SmartAudio 221 here
How to install:
Unzip to a folder.run installer.
if it errors use Device Manager.
From 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
Synaptics Touchpad here
05-07-2009 06:05 PM
Is this an Intel or AMD based machine?
From the other drivers mentioned, I would have GUESSED Intel ...