Thanks for the tip.
They've installed them as advised on the install guide, but still no joy.
Has anyone managed to get 32bit Windows 7 on this model with full functionality? I'm trying to help somebody on another forum, but despite...
Don't know if this site has already been posted, but here's a big list of guides...
You might just have to sacrifice them to run newer drivers.
HD on it's way out?
Try disabling Avast and/or your firewall and try.
Running the Upgrade Advisor will help determine any issues you might encounter, so you can take steps to be prepared after installing Windows...
Not sure why, works perfectly fine for me...
Never heard of it, but then I've always used Sharks Codec Pack which I've never had an issue so haven't needed to look at any others.
Looks like your graphic card could be on it's way out.
You haven't been ridiculed! You provided a massive list of services and I guess assumed someone was going to go through it explaining them all for...
Could try the Dox Optimized
You could also try VMware. No good for gaming with, but if you just want to mess around with the old OS for nostalgic purposes, or any other...
Have you run Windows update yet to see what it can find drivers for? And can you confirm this is your laptop - VPC-EB14EN?
Try these Drivers in Compatibility Mode
Yep, good luck! The link provided will tell you everything you need to know, but before you go tinkering, make a System Restore Point first!!
Here's my latest...
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