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HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

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For those of you looking for Win 7 information please click here:


HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft



Message Edited by DaniW on 06-02-2009 11:53 AM
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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

I recently installed the Windows 7 release candidate on my Presario Tx 2001 au, prior to that I also tested the Windows 7 beta. One thing that does not seem to work with windows 7 RC on my laptop is DigitalPersona Personal. Interstingly, on googling up the problem, I found many other HP laptop users are unable to use digitalpesona with win 7 RC. Any solutions.
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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

DigitalPersona is working fine for me in Windows 7. I'm using 4.x version along with 2.0.1 drivers for Fingerprint reader (which have been recently removed from the Download Drivers page) and it's working fine.
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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

Hi There


I have a HP Pavillion dv9218X and have just tried to upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 RC. The installation was cancelled when the upgrade advisor had issues with the keyboard filter. This is caused by HP Quick Launch buttons software. I have removed this and attempted installation again. All was good although the process was painstakingly slow. The installation when right up to the last phase where applications etc are re-installed. It got upto about 73% and then froze (after a whole night). I did a reboot and was told that the upgrade was unsuccessfull and was going to roll back to Vista. It did this all fine and I am back to Vista. I have no idea why the installation was unsuccessfull and cannot find any reason. Upgrade advisor was happy etc. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft


Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 RC Support Forum located here . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams. You may want to post your question there as well for additional assistance.


Another great resource is Microsoft Springboard.


Microsoft TechNet / Springboard

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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

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HP's Official Windows 7 Information Page     |     Microsoft's Official Windows 7 Site


If you already own a computer with Windows Vista you most likely won't receive a free/discounted Windows 7 license.

If you buy a computer after June 26th, you may be eligible for the free/discounted Windows 7 upgrade. 

[See here for more information]

Message Edited by Kalt on 06-07-2009 11:03 AM
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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft



i ve a HP dv5-1217 ax note book


ll it  support the windows 7??????


plz reply...

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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

Windows 7 RC has been working on my dv9339us laptop.  Runs better than Vista Home Prem 32bit.
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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

I have been running Windows 7 RC Ultimate 64-bit on my Elitebook 8530p.  I have been looking for some of the software from HP to install and give a spin.  The Lightscribe works and the QuickLaunch buttons work.  The HP Protect Security worked for Win7 beta, but I have been unable to make it work for Win7RC. 


I like how the Hibernate and Wireless Networking works so far.  I can close my lid, stuff in my backpack, move to another meeting site and pop open the laptop and be working in less than a minute.  Although, I notice that my Sidebar Gadgets don't refresh so well coming out of hibernation.  I have to shutdown and restart the Sidebar Gadgets to fully render.


The more I use Windows 7, the more l like it.  Its tough to go back to Vista. 

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Re: HP and Windows 7 from Microsoft

dear all.

i already have windows 7 RC but before i install it. i just want to know where can i find all drivers for my presario v3000TU?

thanks before,



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