Downgrade from vista to XP pro on Pavilion dv3-2005ee (need drivers)


I want to downgrade from vista to XP SP3 because some old games on does not work on vista as Hitman:codename 47 and TheSims... etc.

Then... I need help to find the driver for this laptop. I did a forum search for my model and found nothing.

Thanks in advance!


Before that we'll start with her, I have something to tell you. Decommissioning of this model is not always easy, and your model is designed to work well with Vista. Please check first that link written by Joshua Wood and concentrate on problems that may appear when you install the sound card in it. I don't know then it's dv5 guide, but a lot of hardware and drivers are the same for both models. It is recommended also by me to print this guide and information on the problems with the sound card.

First make the Vista backup. Here you have all the information, how do.

You have a folder with the drivers & programs that can prove very useful after downgrade XP. Copy the folder in C:\Swsetup on DVD Before you format your hard drive.

Now you need to integrate your drivers Sata (only x 86 drivers) win nLite.

Here is the guide how to do it and here are AMD SATA AHCI Controller for you. Just unRAR it drivers with winrar.

Remember, also, that you use the Windows XP SP2 version. If you have not got the version SP2 here you can download this service pack

and here you guide how to integrate this file with your new system of nLite.

In this program, you can even burn your new XP cd with this driver.

Message edited by Daniel_Potyrala on 12/09/2009 16:36

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