HP/Compaq :: Going To Install Windows 7 On Dv6700. Any Driver Issues So Far
Aug 8, 2009
I am going to install MSDN version Win 7 on my dv6700. Is there any issues, esp. drivers issues so far with this setup? Do current vista drivers work well with Windows 7?
I am not concerned about big things like display drivers. I am just crossing fingers for drivers like authentec, wifi and bluetooth?
I keep getting this error whenever i play Team Fortress 2 or WoW, in WoW my screen flashes black for about 2 seconds then comes back on, it really doesn't effect my game play but it's different for tf2. I play in windowed mode and when i get the message 'display driver stopped working' the game flashes black for about 10 or more seconds. I'm not sure what to do, here are my computer specs
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook intel core 2 duo cpu 1.83 ghz 3 gb ram
I can't seem to get the ethernet port working on a dv6700 I'm refurbishing. I've installed the drivers from the HP support website, as well as installing the chipset drivers. The device status gives me an error code 39 and says that the driver is either missing or corrupted. The thing is, I can't uninstall the driver or even disable it. I haven't tried booting into linux to see if it works in there though...
I used mujjuman's stickied guide to installing windows xp on a HP dv6700 and everything went perfectly except I can't connect to any wireless connections. The driver I'm sure is the right one and I can see available networks to connect to but it never can connect.
There is always an error saying something along the lines of "The wireless connection is out of range or too low a signal" but this is when I have the computer right next to the router and the windows wireless manager shows it as having full signal.
I have been having persistent issues with sound on my laptop.
The issues are:
If the laptop has not been restarted for more than a few hours, the sound begins to distort. This gets progressively worse as the laptop is left on, to the point that it severely distorts, and even movies, etc. (from my hard drive, not the internet) start to visually skip, in sync with the sound. Restarting the computer by any means, i.e. hard restart, soft restart, etc, fixes the issue temporarily, but as mentioned previously, the sound starts to distort again. At times, online videos skip ever so slightly, though this is not nearly as severe as the sound distortion. (This may not be related, as I have a lousy internet connection, but the sound distorts nonetheless). Additionally, this happens not only through the speakers, but through the headphone jacks as well.
I have googled around, and while I have found that there are known sound issues with the DV6700, none of them seem to match this exactly. However, I have heard that the media chip (I don't know the technical name) is known to cause issues, so I suspect this may be the problem. That wouldn't explain the temporary fix from restarting though...
I have installed/updated the drivers for my speakers, among other things. I also checked my system idle process, because I thought it may be a simple case of stressing the CPU. The system idle process is at 85, however, so I doubt this is the problem. I also e-mailed tech support, but naturally this was no help.
I've had this Lap top sitting around for a year or so. The hard drive went out some time back and I don't know where the original went. what replacement I need? I can't figure out what these connections are.
where could i find the software download for the entire restore of my laptop? i've googled it, and searched stores only to find the disc costs $25 or more, but have been reading about downloads available for free. my hard drive recently crapped out on my laptop, so i bought a brand new hard drive and it says " operating system not found ", so i asked the store where i bought it from what the deal was , the guy said i have to reinstall any programs and drivers onto the new hard drive via a cd. i've tried many times to restore it using F11 on the reboot screen, with no luck.
I am about to install Windows 7 thanks to my school's MSDNAA program and plan to use the 64-bit version (replacing Vista/32-bit). I remember from the bloatware removal thread where it is highly recommended to install the AHCI driver before installing the OS since there is a performance boost.
Should I continue to use the AHCI driver before installing Windows 7? On Dell's site, they only list vista versions, so I don't know if it is needed or if it even works with 7.
If I should keep using it, should I use the 32-bit or 64-bit driver on Dell's site? I know it sounds obvious that I would want the 64-bit driver if I am upgrading to a 64-bit OS, but I have heard people say many 64-bit drivers are not as reliable as 32-bit, so I am wondering if it matters which one I use
I've read the stickies and used the search option BUT i'm still going to ask the question - can i upgrade the 'graphics card' on a dv6700 with the 8400M GS chipset currently installed? i've read that HP's aren't upgrade friendly but thought i'd check anyway.......
I've been sitting here for hours trying to figure out how to get my tv to work with my hdmi port on my dv6700. No matter what I do the computer doesn't detect the tv, so I can't set it as a second monitor.
I've updated the nvidia drivers to no avail, I can't think of what else to try.
I have a problem with driver installation on my G510 notebook with Windows 7. I've installed all drivers, and only two had left: "Unknown Device" and "PCI Simple Communications Device". After installing the Intel Power Management Engine, the "Unknown Device" had disappear (installed successful), but second one is still not installed. VendorID (8086) and DeviceID (8C3A) suggests, that this is Intel Power Management, but this driver is already installed.
I tried to install different versions of this driver (even for Win8), but nothing changed.
I am trying to do a restore on my laptop but when i try to install windows 7 it ask for the driver files. (To install the device driver needed to access your hard drive, insert the installation media containing the driver files and then click okay.) My laptop came with the restore disk but it worked only the first time i had to do a restore. 2nd time i had my mother download a driver on to her flash drive and it worked but recently she lost the flash drive and now we can't find the same driver that worked before.
I have a dv5-1235dx that i wiped clean and installed Windows 7 Professional. My first round of updates took care of most drivers like scrolling and sound. My laptop has the touch sensitive button up top for volume, mute, play, pause etc.
The volume buttons work but the volume bar no longer displays on screen and it doesnt "click" as you change the volume.
I have the HP page for drivers [url] but dont know what i need. I installed HP quick launch buttons but that didnt do it.
Does anyone know which driver it is? Also which ones should i get and is there a specific way to install them or just run them?
i just reinstalled winxp sp3 on a sony s3xp, i don't have the vaio installation cd but i did a clean reinstall of windows xp and installed essential drivers but it was quite slow, eg seconds to load a directory, or long pauses during web browsing
now i've installed all the original drivers and utilities and am running without power saving but it's still sluggish, eg the mouse pointer jumps about the screen rather than moves continuously when the cpu is under any load at all
I installed Windows 8.1 Update 1 x64 to my HP Pavilion G6 2240SH laptop. I started install the drivers and I got an error message in the Intel High-Definition setup: "This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software."
I just buy HP Pavilion 14-D002TX, i can't find the right driver for the Wireless, i've already try many wireless driver from your official site. The problem is when i want to install, it just dissapear at the progress installation,.FYI, so far i already try this wireless driver (All dissapear at the progress installation)
1. sp63302 - Mediatek 802.11 Wireless LAN Adapter Driver 2013-09-19 , Version1.00 2. sp64825 - Mediatek 802.11 Wireless LAN Adapter Driver 2013-12-13 , Version126.96.36.199 3. sp65048 - Qualcomm Atheros QCA9000 Series Wireless LAN Driver for Microsoft Windows 2014-01-10 , Version1.00 4. sp65168 - Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn Wireless LAN Driver for Microsoft Windows 2014-02-19 , Version2012.7.1231.2013 5. sp66088 - MediaTek(Ralink) 802.11 Wireless LAN (WLAN) Adapter 2014-04-17 , Version188.8.131.52 6. sp64786 - Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn Wireless LAN Driver 2013-12-12, Version1.00 7. sp58586_Ralink-WLAN
And the driver which is already succesfully installed (in the order):Chipset sp643952. Nvdia sp643463. Audio sp645114. IMEI sp643445. LAN sp643406. Bluetooth sp652357. Wireless Button sp637528. Card Reader sp64512
I just bought Lenovo Ideapad S110 netbook. It already has MeeGoo OS installed but I want to install Windows 7 32 bit. So I made a bootable usb using Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool and tried to install Windows 7 using my usb. However I have an error "No CD/DVD driver found" I have tried all three usb slots but there still is that problem. All three slots are USB 2.0.
I just bought "HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC p000su-j2t31ea", installed windows 8.1, downloaded drivers and it seems like it works perfectly but wifi.
When I tried to install this Broadcom WLAN driver [URL]... its loading like on the half way on its instalation and drops then a message appears and asks me if the program worked well.
Ive tried to install that driver under Safe Mode and it loaded the installation, but when it was installing some error came out saying that the installation cant continue, because update.cpp 1205 is not found or something.I also tried to find the driver from broadcom's site, but couldnt find it. And now i can use e-net only via cable.
I have been downgrading my friends computer from Windows 8 to Windows 7 and used driver links from here and everything has worked great so far!! There is only one issue left. I have no driver for SM Bus Controller.
Everything else in device manager is good except for this.
I got my XPS15 (32gb ssd + 1tb hdd) right before christmas and had been happy with it. I even managed to get Intel Rapid Storage running, since it did not work from the beginning for whatever reason.My hdd made funny sounds soon after, so last week happened what needed to happen - the hdd crashed.
No problem, dell in person of a service technician replaced the hdd and installed a clean win 8 (not the original dell package, just a plain one). This did not support Intel Rapid Storage, probably because bios was set to AHCI. I found out later, when the technician had left. Not any driver seemed to work.
So I decided to recover my old win 8 with my self made set of recovery dvds. But this did not work, win 8 just did not want to start after recovery.
I now try to install win 8 from the dvd the service guy brought, but at the beginning it asks me to provide the correct driver. I put the F6-driver for sata from intel onto a usb-stick, but setup does not accept that. I cannot proceed with installation...
I am new commer here and this is my first post. I have recently purchased this nice laptop: Acer TravelMate P255, Intel Core i3-4010U (1.70GHz, 3MB), 15.6" FullHD (1920x1080) LED-backlit Anti-Glare, HD Cam, 4096MB 1600MHz DDR3L, 1TB HDD, DVD+/-RW, AMD Radeon R7 265 2GB, 802.11n, BT 4.0, Linux : NX.V9GEX.004
I would like to change it's preinstalled Linux with a Windows 7 version. But I don't know which exact versions of Windows 7 this particular model is compatible with, because I failed to install the AMD graphics adapter driver from the support DVD disk on a Windows 7 64bit. Do I miss something ? Need I, for example, make any changes in the BIOS ?
I have found same drivers to download, but none of them was successfull for my laptop.
I have a Compaq Presario CQ50-108NR and my computer needed a recovery, but I had accidentally formatted that part of the hard drive. So I used my Vista Ultimate disk and fresh installed it on my laptop. Because of this, I have to reinstall all of my drivers on my Laptop.
So, I went to HP's site for the drivers which was here. My priority is to get my wifi/internet working as soon as possible because I can download the rest of the drivers later. So, I download both the Atheros and Broadcom drivers for my laptop. I've installed both of them, but my Laptop still doesn't detect any wifi spots despite there being plenty around me. Also, I keep getting a notification that windows must now install drivers for hardware, yet it when I click auto detect and folder detect (folder where my drivers are), it says unable to find any. Also, here is my wifi card.