HP Compaq CQ40-115AU xp driver..

Short description about HP Compaq CQ40-115AU, 2.0Ghz of AMD Turion X2 RM-70, 160GB of harddrive, 1Gb of memory RAM, ATi HD3200 Graphics card video, WiFi, Webcam, DVd Writer super multi, 14.1 inch WXGA with FreeDOS.

If you want to install Microsoft Windows Xp to this machine, follow this simpe step.

a. for AMD SATA AHCI Controller Driver here, or you can download it from Gigabyte Official Site here. for another suggestion you may download RAID7xx from sp39719 here

b. Download and install .Net Framework from here
c. Install ATI Radeon HD3200 Video Graphics Driver here
d. Install Microsoft UAA from here
e. Install IDT High-Definition CODEC Audio Driver here => Update your Audio Device on High Definition Bus through Device Manager.
f. Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC here
g. ALPS Touchpad Driver here
h. For Modem, Card Reader or Quick Launch you can use your Microsoft Windows Vista Driver or can be downloaded here

update 14-09-2009

Uninstall the current video graphic, use Catalyst software suite that would install chipset, video graphic and other.

Install .Net Framework before Catalyst Software Suite, here

Catalyst Software Suite, here

Broadcom Wireless, here

Installing Audio is the most difficult part, since BIOS incompatibility.

Install MS-UAA first, here

IDT High-Definition Audio CODEC Driver,

an update version from Microsoft Update Catalog, here

HP IDT vista driver, some user reported it also works with XP, here

Some of CQ40 users need to update their BIOS to solve Audio problem.

You may found all versions of your BIOS, here

Good luck...

source : http://h30434.www3.hp.....board.id=OS&thread.id=819



  1. Anonymous said,

    TouchPad isnt working at all!!
    Can ya fix this?
    Really need the toucH pad driver

    on July 22, 2010 at 4:44 PM  

  2. Anonymous said,

    thanks for your help, with driver for compaq cq40 - 115au in window xp

    on November 1, 2011 at 5:50 PM