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HP Pavilion dv2214US ethernet

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I have a HP Pavilion dv2214US. It came with Vista preloaded and recently I downgraded to XP Professional. I could get all the drivers to work except the ethernet card. For some reason, XP does not detect the network card and even it is not displayed in the BIOS. Can someone help me out please...

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Go to www.hp.com WEB site, then to their support/download page
Search for the network driver for you model laptop. Download and install the network driver.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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When i am installing windows xp on Hp pavlion dv3 laptop following error occurs "A PROBLEM HAS BEEN DETECTED AND WINDOWS HAS BEEN SUT DOWN TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER IF THIS IS THE FIRST TIME...


Hi,

Since, for your laptop you are downgrading the operating system from Vista to XP then with HP notebook.

You need to disable Native SATA support in BIOS utility and go ahead with the installation. To disable the SATA support you need to follow the below steps:

== Disable SATA native support:

1. Turn on or restart the notebook.
2. Press the F10 key when the "HP Invent / Compaq" logo appears on the screen. This will open the BIOS menu.
3. Select the "System Configuration" tab.
4. Select "Disabled" for the "SATA Native Support" item.
5. Press F10 to Save and Exit. Choose Yes for "Save configuration changes and exit now".

For more information on this visit the below link from HP.

Problems with SATA Drivers When Downgrading From Vista to XP

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01675438&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en



if you get any problem while doing this then plz get back. Actually you need to do lot of things to downgrade from Vista to XP on HP preloaded vista operating system.

Let me know if you find any difficulties doing this..
I hope this will help you to get it work. Plz vote for me..Dreamkam

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My laptop dv2214us come with vista but whn i format and install xp i was unable to get some drivers pls give me some link


well first check what is the mother board model used in the laptop and then log on to the web site of that particular company and you can find key words like downloads, support, driver software's so by this way you can get the required drivers for the motherboard you are using.

good luck.

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How to downgrade vista to winxp pro at Hp pavilion DV4-1204TU ?


Well, this may make you think twice:

I bought a presario from circuit city last year, and I paid $200 to downgrade to XP. Everything was fine until it crashed last week. IT went completely bizzerk. HP won't provide support, cause I changed it. Circuit City is out of business, not much help there.

Basically, I am completely #$%%@@.

I am now paying to get Vista put back in. :-(

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Downgrade from vista to xp. Hardware drivers missing


You need to download the equivalent XP drivers for your HP Pavillion.

Here you go:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=3548343

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unfortantly because you have downgraded from the most advaned microsoft program there is, you dont have all the fetures that vista has.
in order to get the features back, you need to reinstall vista again.

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Where do I get the Downgrade to XP Pro


generally manufacture dont support downgrade, before downgrading please check for drivers for xp in manufacture website

Jun 24, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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Hi, The XP drivers for your laptop are available at the HP site http://www.hp.com/. Click on "Software & Driver Downloads" leftside near the bottom, enter your product "Pavilion dv9205us", click on "Microsoft Windows XP". May I suggest that you download them now even if still running vista and then burn to a CD or copy to a flashdrive. That way when you have downgraded to XP, the drivers are readily available. Hope this be of help/idea. Post back how things turns up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards.

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