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Windows 7: Can you help me identify this chipset?

27 May 2015   #1
ish4d0w

Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Can you help me identify this chipset?

Hi

I need some help to identify my chipset
This is a NOTEBOOK
Model is HP Compaq 6720s

What I got so far:
- I browsed the driver DVD that came with the notebook. Looking inside the chipset folder, there was a readme file. Here is the header.
Code:
*  Product: Intel(R) Chipset Device Software
*  Release: Production Version
*  Version: 8.3.1.1009
*  Target Chipset#: X38 & 3200/3210 Chipset
*  Date: July 26 2007
************************************************************

   NOTE: 
            For the list of supported chipsets, please refer
            to the Release Notes

Device manager identifies the graphics card as Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
That's all I know. Please help me identify the proper model so I can download new drivers for Windows 7
I also need drivers for the SATA controller but given that we will know the chipset we should be able to locate that too

The driver DVD has drivers for Vista ONLY. This is a notebook from 2008 and Windows 7 wasn't a thing then. Unfortunately, they never pushed updates and officially, it doesn't even support Windows 7 (says HP). If you look up Compaq 6720s on HP.com you'll see they only provide drivers for XP and Vista, not for 7... (I phoned in and they actually said Windows 7 is not supported and if I install it anyway performance would be bad)

I need Windows 7 drivers so I can try that


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27 May 2015   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

The Chipset Version you have posted is correct ... Vista Drivers should work with Windows 7 ...


Intel states there is a Driver available for Windows 7 .. It is older than the Driver from the HP Website ...


https://downloadcenter.intel.com/pro...Chipset-Family
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27 May 2015   #3
ish4d0w

Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks!
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27 May 2015   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

If you have ran Windows Updates and are still having issues with the Graphics ..


Try the Vista Driver in Compatibility Mode ...


https://social.technet.microsoft.com...7itprohardware
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