Compaq Presario CQ40-317TU laptop is powered by Intel Pentium Dual-core Mobile Processor T3400 and has 2.16 GHz  1 MB L2 Cache, 14.1" Colour TFT , BrightView WideScreen,  Integrated Web Camera & Microphone,  8X SuperMulti Double Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer,  2 GB DDR2 (667 MHz) RAM, 160 GB Serial ATA,  FreeDOS, HP Imprint Gloss Finish Free digicam and so on. It comes pre-installed with Free DOS. All laptops bought from Zyxware will be installed with GNU/Linux at no extra cost. If you have installed XP, you would probably have trouble finding the drivers needed for your laptop. This is beacuse HP-Compaq  does not support Windows XP anymore. But we have solved the issue for you. For all the available drivers for Compaq CQ40-317TU read our post below.

Kindly check the link to know more about Issues regarding downgrading to or installing Windows XP in HP-Compaq systems

Neither Zyxware Technologies, nor HP-Compaq can give you a guarantee that these drivers will work perfectly in your system. How ever, you may try installing these.

You can either click or copy the given link and paste them onto a new driver to download them.

Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio ( Note : It must be installed befor installing Exact audio driver, and the Notebook should be restarted after installing it then only the Notebook allow us to install the audio driver on it).

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .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.
 
Then install the Audio Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp41501-42000/sp41610.exe

Please follow the instructions below to download and install the driver:

1. Open the URL provided and click the download button.
2. Once the download starts, a pop-up window will appear on the screen.
3. Choose to save the download to a folder in the hard drive (preferably desktop)
4. Once the download is complete, close the download window.
5. Double click the downloaded file. This will start the installation of the driver on the Presario.
6. Restart the computer.

Chipset Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp30001-30500/sp30265.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .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.
 
Graphics Driver:

http://www.opendrivers.com/driver/284948/nvidia-geforce-9600m-gt-9300m-g-9300m-gs-9200m-ge-forceware-driver-176.37-windows-xp-x64-free-download.html

 NOTE: The above URL will take you to a non HP Web site. HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site.

Modem Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35001-35500/sp35335.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .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.

 Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33001-33500/sp33008.exe

 Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

ALPS Touchpad Pointing Device Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp31001-31500/sp31075.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .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.

 LAN Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp28501-29000/sp28817.exe
 
Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .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.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.

After installing each driver, you need to restart the notebook, so that the driver installes properly.

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