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Oh, and it looks like the graphics card doesn’t support DirectX 9. Does anyone know if and where drivers for the R can be found? If it works please mark this thread as solved. My current drivers ALPS v. Graphics look ok, but the text is a little fuzzy and I lose picture at some resolutions You have to follow the instructions here HP support site to get the audio to work. Compaq Presario R Audio Driver:

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The R series is a real performer when it comes to satisfying the basic requirements of the users. In fact, 7’s performance is at the very worst the same as XP’s, and in most cases, I’ve found controllfr it runs, boots, and resumes from hibernation more quickly. Message 2 of 8.

Didn’t find what you were looking for? The only way I would consider going back to XP which Microsoft will be discontinuing security updates for next April is at gunpoint. In all cases full support may not be provided due to the fact that the machine is aging and it has not been tested with Windows 7.

I suppose I could just disconnect the speakers, or install some sort of switch The driver can be installed by downloading the file from the download link given in the chart. It went mostly smoothly, but I have a couple of issues which I’m wondering if someone might help me with. If your problem has been solved – click the appropriate button and accept the solution.


Additionally it has also got an integrated flash card reader bundled along.

Windows 7 drivers for Compaq Presario R3000

You must be logged in to post a comment. Have something to contribute to this discussion? The life back in years was completely different, what about the technology – nowadays it is extremely different and improved a lot.

Note on archived topics. Any suggestions will be appreciated I just finished a successful upgrade of my R which was running ridiculously slow with XP to Windows 7. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Thank you for posting in HP support forums!

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Please be thoughtful, detailed and courteous, and adhere to our pressrio rules. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. So I installed the XP Soundmax driver, and everything works fine I believe I tried that, but I shall try it again and report back.

Windows 7 drivers for (ancient) Compaq Presario R – HP Support Community –

There is crystal clear audio, unmatched sound and a great multimedia experience for the user with the R series. Message 5 of 8.

Installed Windows 7 on this old beast last month. Once again, is there a simple way to find newer Soundmax drivers which will work with my hardware? The result of dozens of hours of benchmarking and over a hundred charts will answer quite a few questions:.


All forum topics Previous Topic. Message 6 of 8. With integrated ATI Radeon graphics and integrated Broadcom 54G wireless, the R it is an Ideal companion for the mobile professional or student who would not mind carrying a little fatter laptop or the casual gamer who would not be bothered about extraordinary settings for his gaming needs.

I have roommates, so that’s kind of a sticking point. During many of the XP Downgrades done on Vista laptops the same issue with speakers and headphones occurred. I would indeed prefer to use the generic sound drivers, but the speakers of the laptop stay on when I plug in my headphones, and that defeats the purpose of wearing headphones.

Combined with the old single core processor and the age of the machine – this is performance disaster. Searching for Compaq Presario R Drivers? Now with the updated information about the RAM – it does makes sense.