Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional With Servise Pack 2 (e8503040) for PC
I have a compaq presario v3424au notebook which was preinstalled with a vista home basic ed. however i am not satisfied with the vista performance and want to install xp professional ed. however the problem is that all the drivers of wi-fi, sound device, bios, nvidia geforce 6150 go, etc are bundled with the os itself. these drivers are also not available on the hp site. wen i use this drivers provided with the vista os, the do not detect the hardware or are not compatible with xp. what should i do to completely transfer my notebook to xp pro ed
This is possible but will take some patience. Install Windows XP & Service Pack 2 Then check what drivers are NOT installed by going to device manager. Then go the the Compaq page that lists the drivers for Vista: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&cc=uk&dlc=en&product=3446906&lang=en Make a note of the name/model of these drivers and search for the XP equivelent usually by visitng the device manufacturers website. Im sorry this is complicated and long winded but its the only way.
Posted on Aug 27, 2007
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