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Windows 7: Going from Windows 8 to Windows 7 driver help

01 Jun 2014   #1
dmcouch1975

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Going from Windows 8 to Windows 7 driver help

I just converted a HP Pavilion 15-n044nr to Windows 7 and I can not get the drivers for the Network Controller, PCI Simple Communications Controller, SM Bus Controller, Universal Serial Bus Controller and some other unknown device can anyone help me?


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01 Jun 2014   #2
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Starting Point

Try this link for some of the needed drivers for Win 7.

hp pavillon 15-n044nr win 7 drivers
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01 Jun 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Compatible drivers may not be available.
None are listed on HPs website
Software & driver downloads HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n044nr Notebook PC | HP® Support

Whenever you wish to install an OS that did not come with a computer you need to first see if drivers are available. Never assume this. The problem is worse with netbooks.

Microsoft is pretty good with providing drivers on the install DVD, but only for devices that existed when the the media was produced. For computers built later you must go to the manufacturer. In many cases they choose not to provide them.
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