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Replacing Vista with XP on HP G7000


i have a grand new HP G7000 laptop and it came pre-installed with Vista.
I want to install XP instead because i am more familiarized with XP.
I booted up with my XP cd but it gave me and error stating that the Hard Disc Drive was not detected. please help??? where do i get the drivers?????

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  • dee321 Jun 25, 2008

    i have checked the drivers on the website under Windows XP. there is an Intel SATA AHCI Controller Driver. will that help?

    i also have the chipset driver,quicklaunch button driver,Atheros WIFI driver,graphics driver and the sound driver.

    i then downloaded the Intel SATA AHCI controller driver onto the floppy disk and then followed the instructions by inserting the XP cd and the USB diskette floppy drive and rebooted and booted up with the cd.

    i then clicked on F6 and to install a SCSI or RAID driver , then there was a prompt stating that the mass storage device could not be detected, i then followed the prompt by clicking on S (S= Specify Additional Device) and clicked on Enter. but then i got stuck because it gave me an error saying that the "txtsetup.oem could not be read. what now? i am so confused????? Please help

  • jkubende Jul 24, 2008

    there are video controller drivers, vga, have installed xp 2006 but my hp g7000 has no sound

  • darius2008 Aug 09, 2008

    Same problem. I went a bot further to SCSI.SYS but then it said it was corrupted. It is a real mess in my HP notebook.

  • mikoo Aug 13, 2008

    i have hp g7000 i had windows vista in my computer and i replaced it with xp but i lost a sound driver
    really i need a help rapidly pleaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaase
    thanks my e-mail is :

  • David Martin Aug 16, 2008

    I am trying to load XP onto my HP G7064ea laptop and can't find the drivers. can you help?

  • Adolph001 Sep 03, 2008

    I have the same problem, but I do not have a Stiffy drive on my HP G7000 Notebook. What do I do? Please help!



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I need video controller driver for my hp g7000 on xp os

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I have the same problem but i get the soluton for instalition xp but i have problem with drivers i have no drivers for wifi and sound and modem and the problem in the oficial site for hp they have drivers just for vista and for xp they have just 3 or 4 drivers
pls help me

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Hey brother you just have to go CMOS setup then disable HDD SATA mode it will work
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Before installing xp please check for the drivers in the manufacture website

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