Compaq Presario C716TU Laptop Drivers for Windows XP

January 14, 2008 - 19:30

HP-Compaq has a model of laptop - Presario C716TU. This is a pretty good model of laptop which is based on Dual Core Processor. It is equipped with an Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor 1.46 GHz, 512 MB DDR2 RAM, 160GB SATA Hard Drive, 8X Dual Layer DVD writer, 15.4" Widescreen display, Modem, Integrated Wi-Fi, and it comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. The company does not provide driver for Windows XP as this model is pre-installed with Vista. Here we have given links to all the driver for XP for Presario C716TU.

Display Driver:
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/13878/a08/win2k_xp1431.exe
(or)
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35501-36000/sp35810.exe

Audio Driver:
Here are the steps to install Audio driver:

First, download and install Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio the following drivers :
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33566.exe

If this do not download then try these links:
http://asia.giga-byte.com/FileList/Driver/motherboard_driver_audio_realt...
or
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33867.exe
or
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe

After installing the UAA driver from the above link, you have to restart the notebook and then install Conexant High Definition Audio Driver from the following link :
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp34001-34500/sp34200.exe

This will create a swsetup folder in c drive ("C:\swsetup\sp34200")

Installing Audio  drivers may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly.

Open the Device Manager:
1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Click on Sound, video and game controllers and then Right click on "Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus" and click update driver.
3. Select "Install from a list or specific location"
4. Click Next. Then select "Don't search, I will choose the driver to install"
5. Click Next and then select "Sound, video and game controller" from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse C:\swsetup\sp34200 folder and select the .inf (wis30b2a) file and click open and Continue with the onscreen instructions.

The same steps can be followed to install the Modem driver from the below link:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35001-35500/sp35272.exe

Chipset Driver:
http://asia.giga-byte.com/FileList/Driver/motherboard_driver_chipset_int...

Intel PRO/Wireless Driver:
http://h30322.www3.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35501-36000/sp35991.exe

LAN Driver:
http://asia.giga-byte.com/FileList/Driver/motherboard_driver_lan_marvell...

Realtek RTL8100CL LAN Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp30501-31000/sp30580.exe

Intel SATA AHCI Controller Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36132.exe

Synaptic Touchpad Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35001-35500/sp35444.exe

5 in 1 card reader Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33604.exe

Quick Launch Buttons Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp38001-38500/sp38171.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the spXXXXX.EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.

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Post your comments / questions

Sir,
I bought one compaq c716tu laptop. based on ur website i have installed all the drivers. but wireless adapter is not working. after installation it says as follows.
:Intel Proset/ wireless software was unable to detect a supported wireless adapter. please install a supported adapter."

Pls. help.

Thanks,
THIRUPATHI

Dear Thirupathi,

I believe your Wireless device is not Intel Proset/Wireless. It should be BroadCom. Please try the driver at the given link
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp32001-32500/sp32156.exe
Let us know what happens.

Joju Joshua
Team Zyxware

I think its Atheros.. still I'm not able to find the driver.

Dear Mr. Sudheer,

Kindly try the given link for Atheros Wireless driver. Let us know if this works.

cheers
Joju Joshua
Team Zyxware

Dear sir,
thnx for all drivers
but the wireless driver is not working on my laptop, after runing the exe that says
The content of this file can not unpacked, the executable you are attempting to run has been corrupted , please obtain another copy of the file, verify the integrity and try again.

and the modem driver is also not working.

please reply as early as possible.

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