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07-20-2009 10:07 AM
Let me suggest that you check out a post by CherylG regarding downgrading to XP. You might find your question answsered in there. Here is the site: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/psg/board/message?board.
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07-20-2009 08:21 PM
XP drivers for Your model:
Chipset here (First install this and reboot. Install everything from this package besieds Network Management Tools (v67.91) "Sedona")
MS-UAA for SP2 (required with a reboot before Audio, Modem and Graphic driver) here
MS-UAA for SP3 (required with a reboot before Audio, Modem and Graphic driver) here
Nvidia Graphic 8400M
How to install it in XP:
Basically it's a 3-step process:
1. Download driver here, double click and select extract,
2. Download modded INF here and replace original INF in extracted folder,
3. Install & reboot.
Conexant HD Audio here
If there will be problem with installation. Do it manually:
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 HD AUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP Driver here
Atheros Wireless here
Broadcom Wireless here
Bluetooth Wireless here
.Net Framework (required before HP Quick Launch Buttons) here
HP Quick Launch Buttons here
Cyberlink YouCam here