C700 model laptop drivers for Windows XP SP2
Conexant CX20549-12 Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (sp36090.exe) (UAA Driver needed)
Conexant CX20548 Modem Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (sp36089.exe) (UAA Driver needed)
Intel INF Utility for USB and AGP (Intel GM965 chipset—Northbridge or Intel GL960 chipset—Northbridge, Both chipsets use the ICH8M Southbridge)
Graphics (Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 graphics controller)
Intel PRO/Wireless Drivers (Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG)
5 in 1 card reader driver:
HP Quick Launch Buttons
Realtek RTL8100CL LAN Driver
Intel SATA AHCI Controller Driver (SATA DRIVER)
1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
A diskette containing the driver is created, and the driver files are
also made available at c:\swsetup\sp36132. If you choose to cancel
diskette creation, you will need to copy the driver files to the
To use the diskette during a new operating system installation, complete the
following steps (choose the procedure that matches the operating system you
For Microsoft Windows XP:
NOTE: A USB diskette (floppy) drive is required to use this driver. If an
external USB diskette drive is used, ensure that it is plugged into the system
before starting Step 1.
1. Insert the operating system CD, and Power On the notebook to boot
from the CD.
2. At the very beginning of the operating system installation, the following
prompt is displayed at the bottom of the screen:
"Press F6 if you need to install a SCSI or RAID driver...."
When the prompt is displayed, press F6.
3. Later in the operating system installation, you are notified that a mass
storage device could not be detected. When this notification occurs,
press S (S=Specify Additional Device).
4. When prompted, insert the diskette that was created from the SoftPaq file,
and then press Enter.
5. Select "Intel 82801HEM/HBM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH8M-E/M)" and
NOTE: At this point, the following prompt MAY be displayed, depending on
the version of your operating system CD. If the prompt is displayed, press
Enter to use the default Windows driver and continue, if it is not
displayed, continue with Step 6. The prompt reads as follows:
Windows already has a driver that you can use for
"Intel 82801HEM/HBM SATA AHCI Controller (Mobile ICH8M-E/M)".
Unless the device manufacturer prefers that you use the driver on the
floppy disk, you should use the driver in Windows.
S=use the driver on floppy ENTER=use the default Windows driver
6. Continue with the operating system installation, as prompted.
NOTE: If a problem is encountered when using the external USB floppy drive,
refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 916196: "A connected USB floppy
disk drive does not work when you press F6 to install mass storage drivers
during the Windows XP installation process."