Drivers for Compaq Presario C772TU Laptop for Windows XP

By | 04th Apr 2008 | 3 min read

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

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

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (VGA) Driver:
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/15766/a08/winxp_14331.exe
Intel Chipset Installation Utility for ICH8:
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/13499/a08/infinst_autol.exe
Here is the link for ALPS Touchpad Pointing Device Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp31001-31500/sp31075.exe
HP Quick Launch Buttons Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp38001-38500/sp38171.exe
Realtek RTL8100CL LAN Driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp30501-31000/sp30580.exe
HP Webcam Software Drivers:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35001-35500/sp35414.exe
To install audio / modem drivers, first download and install Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio (sp32646):
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe
or
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33867.exe
And then install Audio driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35501-36000/sp35682.exe
or
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33001-33500/sp33443.exe
NOTE: The URL above 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.
Download Sound.zip file from 'Save file to your PC: click here' at right bottom of the website.
Extract the downloaded zip file to a folder on hard drive.
Installing this driver may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly.
1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. 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, Choose the location where you have saved the extracted folder.
8. Open the folder and choose the .inf file listed.
9. Ignore any errors you receive and proceed with the installation.
Conexant CX20548 Modem Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (sp36089.exe) (UAA Driver needed)
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36089.exe
Download and install Conexant modem driver (sp36089). This will give error message and also will create a folder C:\swsetup\sp36089 which contains extracted driver files.
The same method which is used for installing audio driver needs to be followed for modem.
Atheros wireless driver:
http://www.atheros.cz/download/drivers/ar5xxx/xp32-5.3.0.56-whql.zip
The same method which is used for installing audio driver needs to be followed for wireless.
NOTE: The URL above 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.
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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