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.
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
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, hereBroadcom 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
TouchPad isnt working at all!!
Can ya fix this?
Really need the toucH pad driver
thanks for your help, with driver for compaq cq40 - 115au in window xp