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Compaq Presario CQ40-108TU was launched by HP-Compaq some times in October, 2008. We have received many enquiries regarding installation Windows XP in this machine. Installing Windows XP was not possible at all. There are quite a lot of people who are facing problems with installing Windows XP in this laptop. Here is a solution provided by the manufacturer to rectify this issue. There is no guarantee that this will work perfectly. We have not tried these steps yet. If you are trying to, it is purely at your own risk.

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  • By webmaster on October 15, 2008 - 13:20
  • Hardware
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Compaq Presario CQ40-133TU is an Intel based laptops from the house of HP-Compaq. This is fitted with an Intel Celeron Processor (2.0 GHz), 1GB RAM, 160GB Hard Disk, DVD RW, Wifi, LAN, Bluetooth, 14.1" Widescreen and it comes with a pre-installed Free-DOS. In case you want to have the system working, you need to install an operating system. Installing XP was not possible in this model. But click here to see the Solution for Windows installation problem in Compaq Presario CQ40-108TU laptop.

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Compaq Presario CQ40-108TU is an Intel based machine from the house of HP-Compaq. It comes with a Pentium Dual Core processor with 2.0 GHz speed, 1GB RAM, 160GB Hard Disk, DVD RW and may more. This laptop comes with a pre-installed version of FreeDOS. You would require to install an operating system to work on the machine. The company supports use of Windows Vista only. You might not find the links for Drivers for Windows XP online. Here we have given the links for the same.

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  • By webmaster on September 23, 2008 - 15:42
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario V3702AU is an AMD based machine with an AMD Turion processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 160GB Hard Disk, DVD Writer, 14.1" WideScreen Display, built-in webcam and more. This machine comes pre-installed with Windows Vista operating system. In case you want to install Windows XP, you may do so, provided you get all the drivers ready with you. It is difficult to get them online. Here, we have given the links for drivers for Compaq Presario V3702AU.

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  • By webmaster on September 15, 2008 - 12:02
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario C785TU laptop is an Intel based laptop with a Core 2 Duo processor, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB Hard Disk, DVD Burner, 15.4" display, Wireless and so on. The factory installed operating System is FreeDOS. You will have to install an operating system inorder to work in this machine. This machine is designed for Windows Vista. Drivers for Vista are given in the company's website. Installing Windows XP is not recommended as there is no guarantee that the drivers would work well with XP. Anyways, here we have given the set of drivers for this laptop for Windows XP

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  • By webmaster on September 7, 2008 - 10:14
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario C795TU is powered by an Intel Pentium Dual Core processor. It is equipped with 1GB RAM, 160GB Hard Disk, DVD RW, Wireless and so on. It comes with a pre-installed FreeDOS. This machine is designed to work with Windows Vista only. In case you want to install Windows XP, the company does not guarantee that all the drivers would work well with XP as they are not properly tested to do so. Here we have given a set of links for drivers for Presario C795TU laptop from HP-Compaq.

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If you do a google search on this topic you will come across different posts that says how windows does not allow booting of a logical partition and why windows should be installed on a primary partition. The fact of the matter is that windows allows itself to be installed on logical partitions but it will want a primary windows partition to boot up. Recently we faced a situation where we had to make a windows installed on a logical partition boot up on its own.
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Compaq Presario A901TU is an Intel based laptop from the house of HP-Compaq. It is fitted with an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with 1.67 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Intel GMA X3100, 160 GB Hard Disk, DVD RW, 17" Widescreen, LAN, wifi, dial-up modem, Integrated web-camera and so on. This laptop comes preinstalled with Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. All drivers for Vista are available on company's website. Here are the list of drivers for Windows XP, which you would require if you ever plan to install Windows XP.

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  • By webmaster on June 26, 2008 - 12:36
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario V3828AU is an AMD Turion™ based laptop from the house of HP-Compaq. It is equipped with an AMD Turion™64 X2 Dual-Core Processor, NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 7150M graphics, 160 GB HDD, 1 GB RAM, DVD +/- RW Double Layer Drive, 14.1" widescreen LCD panel, wifi, LAN, a 1.3MP webcam and so on. This machine comes without an Operating System. So, if you want to start working on it, you need to install an OS. HP-Compaq strongly recommends you to use Windows Vista as they do not support use of Windows XP now. You would require hardware drivers once you install an OS. Drivers for Vista are available at the company's website but for XP, it not there. Here we have links for drivers for Windows XP, for Compaq Presario V3828AU.

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Compaq Presario V6410TU is an Intel based model from the house of HP-Compaq. It is equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 1.73 GHz, 512 MB DDR2 RAM, 160 GB HDD SATA, 8X Dual Layer DVD Writer, 15.4" Widescreen, 5-in-1 Digital Media Reader, 56K Modem, wifi, LAN and it comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic. In case you want to install Windows XP, you may not find the list of drivers online from the company's website, as they have withdrawn their support for XP. Here are the  links for downloading compatible XP drivers for this laptop.

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Compaq Presario V3795TU is a model of laptop from the house of HP-Compaq. This is an Intel based machine and is equipped with an Intel Core2 Duo Processor (2.4 GHz), 1 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard drive, DVD Burner, 14.1” Widescreen, Bluetooth, Integrated Webcam and it comes without an Operating System. If you plan to install Windows XP in this laptop, drivers are not available at the company's site. Here are the links to all drivers.
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Compaq Presario C722TU, from the house of HP-Compaq is a good laptop. It is an Intel based machine with Intel Dual Core Processor (1.86 MHz), 2GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, DVD RW, Wifi, 15.4" Widescreen, Web Cam and so on. This machine comes installed with FreeDOS. This machine is designed to work with Windows Vista. All the required drivers and given in the company's website. Links for drivers for Windows XP are not present in their website. Here we have given all the links of hardware drivers for the same laptop, for Windows XP

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  • By webmaster on March 29, 2008 - 15:16
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario V3228AU is a laptop from the house of HP-Compaq. It is an AMD based machine with a Turion 64 Mobile proccessor with a speed of 2.0 GHz, 512 MB DDR2 RAM, 14.1" Widescreen Display, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, 80 GB Hard drive, 8X DVD-RW, Wireless, LAN and all the standard features. This is a DOS based machine. Here are all the drivers for Windows XP. Keep in mind that these are designed only to work with Windows Vista. The drivers given below are not tested for XP. Neither Zyxware nor HP-Compaq can guarantee that these driver will work well.

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  • By webmaster on March 13, 2008 - 09:27
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario V3754TU is another model laptop from HP-Compaq. It is an Intel based machine with configuration as given here - - Intel Core 2 Duo T5250 1.67Ghz, 160GB Harddisk Drive, 1GB DDR2 Ram, 14.1” Widescreen, DVD+/-RW Double Layer Drive, Built in Card Reader and Webcam, 802.11b/g WLAN & Bluetooth and it comes with FreeDOS.

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  • By webmaster on March 7, 2008 - 01:55
  • Drivers
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Compaq Presario C739TU is a model of laptop in the product line of HP-Compaq. The specifications are as given. It comes with an Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor T2330 (1.6 GHz), 512 MB PC2-5300 DDR2, 160 GB SATA, 8X Double Layer DVD +R/+RW Writer, 15.4" WideScreen, Wireless LAN, Integrated WebCam & Mic. This machine comes pre-loaded with Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. If ever you plan to downgrade to Windows XP, you need to install drivers for various hardware. The list of hardware and drivers are given below. Please note that this laptop is designed to work with Windows Vista. Neither Zyxware nor HP-Compaq gives you any guarantee that these drivers will work well with Windows XP as they are not properly tested.

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  • By webmaster on March 6, 2008 - 07:12
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Compaq Presario V3713AU is another laptop from HP-Compaq. This is an AMD based machine with Dual Core technology. The features include 14.1” WideScreen, 160GB Hard Disk, 512MB DDR2 RAM, Built-In Webcam, DVDRW & Double Layer Burner, 802.11 b/g Wireless Lan, Bluetooth, Card Reader, ExpressCard / 54 PC Card, Expansion Port 3, 56K Modem, 10/100 Lan Port etc. This is a blank machine with a FreeDOS. If you are planning to install Windows, you would require various types of drivers to run this laptop. They are given here. A word to remind: This laptop is designed for Windows Vista. Neither Zyxware nor HP-Compaq gives you any guarantee that these driver will work as they are not tested for XP.

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  • By webmaster on February 21, 2008 - 12:15
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Compaq Presario C734TU is an entry level model in HP-Compaq's product line. This is a Celeron based machine. Other features include - 512MB DDR2, 120GB SATA HDD, DVD/RW Multy drive, 15.4" Widescreen Display, Altec Lansing Stereo Speakers, 56K Modem, Integrated Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g, LiIon Battery, TouchPad, Web cam 1.3 mg, S-Video TV Out, 2 USB 2.0 and the operating system in the laptop is FreeDOS. You will have to install an operating system (Windows, Linux etc) to use the laptop. Incase you are planning to install Windows XP, you might have issues with compatible drivers. All the driver for XP are given here.

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  • By webmaster on February 18, 2008 - 12:14
  • Drivers
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Presario C747TU is another model laptop in HP-Compaq's notebook product line. Thinking of installing Windows XP in that maching would be a problem, as you would find it difficult the find the drivers for the sameHere we have given all the available drivers for XP. Neither Zyxware nor HP does not give you any guarantee that these driver would work properly as they are not tested for Windows XP. Here are the drivers.

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  • By webmaster on February 12, 2008 - 07:55
  • Drivers
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Presario C708LA is another model of laptop from HP-Compaq. This is an Intel Core Duo based machine with a speed of 1.46GHz, 1GB DDR II RAM, 120GB HardDisk, 15.4" WideScreen, Modem, LAN, Wifi, 3 USB ports and it comes pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. Drivers for Windows xp are not available from company's website. We have provided all the links here. Neither Zyxware nor HP gives you any guarantee that these drivers will work perfectly in your laptop for Windows XP, as these laptops are designed to work with Windows Vista. Moreover, these drivers are not tested for Windows XP.

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  • By webmaster on February 1, 2008 - 13:46
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Presario V3225AU is another model of laptop from the HP-Compaq's product line of notebooks. It is equipped with an AMD Turion processor (MK-36) at a clock speed of 2.0 GHz. Other specifications include NVIDIA C51M Chipset (512KB L2 Cache, Upto 1600MHz FSB), 512 MB DDR2 RAM, 80 GB SATA Hard Disk, 8X DVD +R/+RW Writer, 14.1" WideScreen, Windows Vista Home Basic, WirelessLAN and Express Card. The company does not provide driver CD along with the laptop. They have given drivers for Windows Vista on their website. Here, we have given the list of available drivers of Compaq Presario V3225AU laptops for Windows XP.

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