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Windows 7: Downgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7 Ultimate and Lost Drivers

19 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Downgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7 Ultimate and Lost Drivers

Hello guys, Recently I Downgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7 Ultimate, And I lost My Drivers, I Googled and Tried everything Possible, but I couldn't

When I Go to device manager, In other devices I see Ether controller,network controller,PCI simple communications controller,SM bus controller,Universal serial bus controller and Unknown Device all have a yellow Warning icon, basically I'm using my Father's laptop to post this and I cannot use Internet cable or wifi nor USB and my Laptop Doesn't have the CD thing. I'm kinda lost and I have no idea what to do, I tried the ''Scan for hardware changes'' but I get the message ''Device Driver software was not successfully Installed'' and ''no Driver found with an X''

Please Help me with this I tried everything I talked to Microsoft Support and HP Support they said to go to HP Center which I don't have that In my City.

Sorry for my English guy my mother language Is arabic/French and I'm really panicking to fix my Laptop Which Is HP Pavilion.

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19 Jan 2015   #2

win 7 64 bit

Hi have you gone to hp support site to see if they have win 7 drivers? What's the full model number of the hp computer
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22 Jan 2015   #3

windows 7 professional 32bit version

Anyway you can try the model name over hp drivers sites and get your required drivers for windows 7. here can find all type of printer and windows drivers.
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