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Windows 7: Updating HP Mini 1101 Drivers

31 Mar 2010   #1
SRASC

Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)/Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.7
 
 
Updating HP Mini 1101 Drivers

I have a HP Mini 1101 netbook which originally came with Windows XP Home. That OS suffered some hal.dll error, so I took the opportunity to upgrade it to Windows 7 Ultimate. I want(ed) to update the drivers but according to HP's support site for this netbook it only covers XP Home & Professional & Vista Business & Ultimate.
I was wondering if would be advisable (I personally don't think it is) to update using the Vista Ultimate drivers?

Thanks.


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31 Mar 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi srasc , update your drivers using vista ones in compatibility mode the vista drivers will work perfectly well in windows 7
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01 Apr 2010   #3
CassieFWinTeam

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Yep, what Pebbly said. Just so you know in the future, most Vista drivers will work just fine with Windows 7. Always look for Windows 7 drivers first, but if you cannot find them or they do not exist, Vista drivers usually do the trick.

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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01 Apr 2010   #4
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Is there much difference between a 1101 and a Mini-110? My daughter has a mini-110 with windows 7 starter on it and HP has windows 7 drivers available for it. If they share hardware some of those drivers may work out for you.
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01 Apr 2010   #5
CassieFWinTeam

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I'd say it is worth a try to try the Mini-110 drivers for Windows 7. Hopefully between trying the Vista drivers and the Mini-110 drivers, you will have something that works!

Let us know!
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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