11-17-2016 07:26 PM
I'm looking for Windows 98 device drivers for a HP pavilion 8500 desktop pc. I'm also looking for parts as well. Since HP doesn't support Pavilion 8500 with Windows 98 device drivers and hardware partsI came here. I wanted a old gaming computer to play old dos based games. Yes I know about dosbox. I bought a used hp pavilion 8500 desktop pc so I need the drivers for windows 98. One part is missing from the pc there is a cover that goes over the serial usb port. Here is a photo of the needed
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11-18-2016 11:41 AM - edited 11-18-2016 11:44 AM
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I was going through your post and would like to help you. Thank you for sharing the issue details.
Need Compatible drivers for the PC. Is that right?
I found that the PC model you own has been classified as “Legacy” PC to which HP has stopped developing drivers or offer any hardware replacements.
I can only suggest you upgrade the PC to a new unit as finding drivers will cost you lot of time.
Hope this helps. Let me know for more.
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11-19-2016 10:48 AM
@SteveH4263,You really know how to challenge the volunteers....... wow !!!
After some lenghty research, I had a dilemma. I could not find a comparison page ( CNET) on a plain version 8500 model series. As you can see, that is quite a list of different models. You might want to call them, and ask for the complete Recovery Install set. I looked at the 8560C, and it seemed questionably similiar.
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