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Any Windows 7 drivers for HP notebooks?

Discussion in 'HP Drivers and Software Forum' started by sendmarksmail, Jan 8, 2009.

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  1. sendmarksmail

    sendmarksmail Notebook Evangelist

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    Will HP be releasing beta drivers for HP notebooks? Especially the new dv-series such as dv5t?
     
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    [SMAN] Notebook Consultant

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    Not sure new drivers, but for the most part, the windows vista drivers should work in windows 7.
     
  3. dannyres

    dannyres Notebook Evangelist

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    I've tried it and all drivers install. :) Some of them you need to install in Windows Vista emulation mode but they all work!
     
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    T_C Notebook Enthusiast

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    So windows 7 work on HP DV5t perfectly fine? no problems like windows xp?
     
  5. Prom1

    Prom1 Notebook Enthusiast

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    It should! I ran Win7 on my former DV2404ca (Build 6956 & 7000) and it worked AMAZINGLY well.

    Note: Some drivers you'll still need (just use the appropriate 32/64-bit Vista drivers).
    Also Archive you data; especially your recovery CD/DVD because if you don't like Win7 you'll want to bring back your unit ot factory shipment settings.

    Win7 ran much more responsive in ALL tasks on the DV2404ca (AMD 1.7Ghz TK-53 Athlon X2 cpu, 2.5GB RAM, 160HDD, and 6150GeForce video chip set to 128MB in BIOS).
     
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    sharp65 Notebook Consultant

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    All the vista 64 drivers worked for my dv6500t.
     
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    Tippey764 MLP:FIM

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    Windows 7 works fine on my dv6500t with the vista drivers.
     
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    dannyres Notebook Evangelist

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    Yup Win7 works flawlessly on my dv5t! :)
     
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    bugzysd Notebook Enthusiast

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    Anyone have issues with the wireless button for DV5?
     
  10. dannyres

    dannyres Notebook Evangelist

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    I'll boot into Win7 now and check. :)

    EDIT: Wireless button works perfectly here!
     
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