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Compaq Presario CQ40-108TU drivers for Windows XP
December 8, 2008 ? saysprasad
If you are not able to install Windows XP on this laptop please see this post on how to install windows xp in CQ40-108TU
To successfully install the drivers in Compaq Presario CQ40-108TU Laptop with Windows XP operating System.
****************FOR Intel Based laptops**************************
I. Get the following drivers and install in the given order.
01. Intel Chipset drivers - Intel INF driver (2MB)
02. Intel Matrix Storage Manager - Intel MSM (21 MB)
03. Intel SATA driver - driver for SATA (3.3MB)
04. VGA/Display - video driver (19 MB)
05. Intel LAN Driver -Ethernet driver (4.5 MB)
06. Audio/Sound - (see the install instruction below)
07. Modem - sp33839_Modem with SmartCP.exe(6MB)
08. Wireless - Wireless_driver (29.4 MB)
09. Webcam - sp35414_HP 1.3MP Webcam Software Drivers.exe (5MB)
10. Dotnetfx2.0 - dotnetfx_2.0.exe (22MB)
11. Touchpad - Synaptics Touchpad.exe (6MB)
12. Quick launch - Quick launch buttons.exe (14MB)
13. Card Reader - driver for card-reader (3.3 MB)
14. Bluetooth - driver for bluetooth (98 MB)
15.HDMI Audio - HDMI-R203.exe (15 MB)
******** FOR Nvidia Based Laptops *****************************
01. Nvidia Chipset - chipset_driver (2.3MB)
02. nForce Network driver - Nvidia nForce (3.3MB)
03. VGA/Display - Geforce Video Driver
04. UAA Driver for HD Audio - sp33867_UAA4HDAudio.exe
05. Audio/Sound - download C783 audio driver (3MB) or try sp34386.exe
06. Modem - SP33742.exe (6MB)
07. Wireless - WIFI driver sp34152.exe (261 KB), sp34510_HP Wireless Assistant.exe (3.2MB)
08. Webcam - sp35414_HP 1.3MP Webcam Software Drivers.exe (5MB)
09. Dotnetfx2.0 - dotnetfx_2.0.exe (22MB)
10. Touchpad - sp35444_Synaptics Touchpad.exe (14MB)
11. Card Reader - Realtech 5-in-1 Card Reader (2.1MB)
12. Quick launch - sp29255_HP Quick Launch Buttons.exe (14MB)
13. Battery - sp32299_HP Battery Check.exe (3MB)
14.Bluetooth - Wireless sp32883.exe
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I. To install Audio driver on CQ40-108TU please follow these steps
1. download CQ40-108TU audio driver (18 MB) OR SP39671_IDT High Definition Audio CODEC (19MB)
2. Unzip the file to a folder then install Hotfix - kb888111 first ? \SP39671\HDAQFE\xpsp2\us\kb888111xpsp2.exe ?
3. Now install the audio driver ? \SP39671\ setup.exe ?
4. Do not reboot. Now you should be able to hear the audio. If not goto ? Device manager>System Devices>Microsoft UAA Bus Driver? > Right Click - Disable ? then Enable it again and follow steps 2 and 3.
5. After you hear the audio output proceed to next step, don?t reboot.
6. download ?devcon? utility from microsoft. (78KB)
7. Unzip ?devcon.exe? and copy the ? I386\DevCon.exe ? file to ? C:\Windows\system32 ?
8. Start > RUN > cmd
9. In the prompt type (without quotes) ? devcon find pci* ?
10. Scroll up and look for a line before ? Microsoft UAA Bus driver for High Defenision Audio? some thing like this ?PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_055C&SUBSYS_30EA103C&REV_A1\3&2411E6FE&0&38: Microsoft UAA Bus
Driver for High Definition Audio?
11. Now copy the under lined part from your command prompt by ?right clicking on the Title bar>Edit>Mark? and mark the line u need to copy (till the under lined part only) hit ?Enter? to copy.
12. In the desktop create a text file called ? audio.txt ?and paste it replacing the underlined characters as shown below with qoutes.
DEVCON.EXE RESTART ?PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_293E&SUBSYS_3607103C&REV_03?
14. Save the file and rename it to ? audio.bat ? now copy it to ? C:\Documents and Settings\User\Start Menu\Programs\Startup ?
15. Thats all now you will be able to hear audio every time you reboot.