HP probook 450 g2 i7: drivers windows 8.1 with windows 8.1 Pro compatibility
I intend to install windows 8.1 Pro on "HP probook 450 G2 I7" but when I went to download the drivers, I have not found windows 8.1 Pro listed in the operating system... I found windows 8.1 so I wonder if 8.1 windows drivers can be installed on a windows 8.1 Pro?
Thanks in advance!
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I read your post on Win8.1 drivers and wanted to help.
For Win8x, the Home and Pro versions only see different features that come with each of two Windows versions.
The drivers for all versions of Win8.1 are the same.
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Using the HP for Windows 7 64 bit installation disc o/s and applications & drivers professional disc which is come with my HP 450 1 ProBook I performed a new installation on this laptop. It now can not connect to internet for beginners except possibly by dial up which I did not. Device Manager indicates I have no drivers for 1). Ethernet controller, 2) Controller network, 3.) PCI device, 4) Simple communications controller PCI, 5) Universal serial (USB), 6 Bus controller.) Unknown device.
What drivers do I need and where I can go to get and how to install on the laptop?
You need these drivers...
Controller 1.) Ethernet:
2. network controller) : Thanks for posting the ID of the hardware for this device because it may be one of may, different HP wireless cards may have installed in your laptop. See how to find the ID after that I have post the links to the rest of the drivers you need.
PCI device) 3 :
Simple PCI 4 communication controller.) :
5 controller.) Universal Serial Bus (USB):
6.) unknown device:
To find the hardware ID, please follow these steps...
Go to Device Manager and find the device listed as a network controller.
This must be included in the category other devices , and it will have a small yellow triangle next to him with a! Select this option.
Click the network controller device, and then click the Details tab in the upper part of the window of network controller device.
Now you will see a drop-down list property and it will be set to the Description of the unit.
On this list and select the 2nd (Hardware ID).
After the first string of characters you see in the window.
I recently did a clean install of Windows 10 x 64 on my HP Probook 450 G1 (E9Y30EA), and after installing the drivers I noticed when I cut the sound, my Mute button will not change its amber color (or orange, yellow, regardless), as it did in Windows 7 and 8.1.
In addition, another thing that does not work is shortened mute Microphone keyboard (fn + F8). It turns off the microphone, nor its LED lights.
I have the latest version of the Support of hotkey driver installed (126.96.36.199) HP, HP Quick Launch Buttons, HP wireless button, installed, .NET Frameworks 2.0 and 3.0, etc... everything is up-to-date, but it still not working as it should. Micro just cut does not work and pressing (sound) Mute button mute, but its light remains white, so I often do not know if I got the sound we or off with the look of a look I did.
On the other hand, HP wireless button works normally, and it changes color to Amber when I press on it to activate airplane Mode.
TL; DR: After the installation of the Win10 Hotkey Mute Microphone work and his Mute button works, but the LED does not work.
Is what I can do to fix that, or is this just a problem with the driver incompatibility which would be fixed in some future updates? Or it is something else, like Windows 10 question or maybe audio driver?
Thanks in advance,
W 8.1 IDT AUDIO driver was a solution for me. All the buttons work now. HP should release W10 audio driver for this problem, as the wrong audio driver provided by W10 is a reason for this problem I think.
I'm under Win 8.1 x 64 on a HP ProBook 450 G1 and I have problems, identify the drivers for the following items:
1. PCI device - hardware ID:
PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5227 & SUBSYS_1942103C & REV_01
PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5227 & SUBSYS_1942103C
PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5227 & CC_FF0000
PCI\VEN_10EC & DEV_5227 & CC_FF00
2. PCI Simple Communications controller - hardware ID:
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_8C3A & SUBSYS_1942103C & REV_04
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_8C3A & SUBSYS_1942103C
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_8C3A & CC_078000
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_8C3A & CC_0780
And two unknown devices:
1. unknown device - hardware ID:
ACPI\VEN_HPQ & DEV_6007
2. unknown device - hardware ID:
ACPI\VEN_HPQ & DEV_6001
In addition, missing the driver for Ralink_MT7650_Bluetooth_01 (hardware ID: USB\VID_0E8D & PID_3001 & REV_0100), but I guess I can choose to:
- Driver Bluetooth 4.0 Intel
- Qualcomm Atheros QCA9000 series Bluetooth 4.0 + HS Driver for Microsoft Windows (International)
- Driver software of Bluetooth of MediaTek (International)
That you fit best in this case?
Thank you very much!
The 5th is probably "Mediatek Bluetooth Software Driver (International).
I have a hp probook 450 GB (i3, 8 GB ram, 1 TB), and I wonder if I cand update my motherboard with a graphics card. Is this possible? My motherboard is 1949 Hewlett - Packard (U3E1).
The 450 G0 has either Intel HD 4000 or it can have switchable discrete Radeon 8750 M, but if you have the old, you will need to replace the whole motherboard to get one with Radeon graphics cards. Which may be prohibitive, but is theoretically possible. Can you replace your self? Parts will run a few hundred to a few hundred working (in dollars). You need the motherboard and a new radiator/cooling fan. Processor, wireless card memory could be reversed. Also your windows must be reactivated and eventually you will have to buy a new Windows license (which does not 100% the case) but Microsoft generally believes that it is a different computer if you swap out the motherboard.
If still interested we can guide you through the details.
I am currently a computer science student and I recently received the update of visual studios 2013 3 from dreamspark, but when I got to launch an emulator to test an application I get an error that says that I need to improve my windows to windows 8 pro.
So my question is, are windows 8 pro student the same or the emulator only will launch on the regular windows 8 pro version?
I ask because I want to know which one to buy, because windows 8 pro for student is cheaper
Windows 8 pro student is valid only for the period of 12 months . That's why I suggest you buy the full version of Windows 8.0 pro. Also, I suggest you to see the following link for the system requirements for Visual studio 2013.
Post us the results after trying the steps above.
I want to upgrade to windows 10.
Need download hp drivers? because the version of the drivers are old and I want to install newer of them.
for example download graphics cards from amd and intel sites!
Thank you very much.
Available in HP.com drivers suitable for many different factors and platform. But if Windows detects that a driver better and the most recent, then let him keep the last.
When I was installing windows 10. Asked me to uninstall the client security manager, reader inscryption, Manager of device and file Sanitizer. How to make a comeback. also, my fingerprint reader does not work and I am not able to set it as a log in option. I had done this earlier.
Fingerprint scanner driver is at the following ADDRESS
All the other Windows available 10 drivers provided by HP for your laptop are at the following ADDRESS.
Windows 10 includes BitLocker Drive encryption. See the video below to find out how to use it.
I think that there is something wrong with the drivers for my speakers. They do not work for music, videos or games at all. When I adjust the sound intensity, it makes no noise. However, they perform perfectly well for Skype. I tried to change my settings and it shows they are running fine. What can I do to get my speakers to run?
Please first try to activate loudspeakers in the reading devices as follows:
1. a click right icon "speaker" (right)
2. Select playback device
3. click right speakers
4 activate and as default
5. click apply/OK
For some reason any when I try to upgrade windows 8 to 8.1 store it does not start the download process.
Initially, it will appear, but it will try to, then he sits down; do nothing.
Is there something I can try this move? I am trying to get this fully updated before I encrypt the HD.
For those looking for an answer, I just completely re-installed windows 8.
I think that it updates of Microsoft has been altered somehow which lead in preparing the machine for 8.1.
Unfortunately, after several hours of trying to get that all fixed and resolved didn't work so just nuke-press.
I can't connect my phone and bluetooth headset to my laptop, its computer notebook windows 8.1 64 bit.my can't find my phone and bluetooth headphones, but he found another device on the network. Any suggestions? Thank you
I don't think that it is a problem with your laptop Bluetooth device or driver. Did you do the bluetooth in your phone or your headset to be discoverable mode?
If any case it is a driver issue, you could get your latest driver from here. Install the driver for the bluetooth device present in your lapotop, reboot the system (you know that section of network controller/Bluetooth adapter in device - control panel Manager).
Hello, I have a HP ProBook 450 G2, and I have a problem with some unknown in Device Manager devices, please help me and give me the links to the drivers that must be installed.
I installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64.* *.
(Sorry if I posted in the wrong forum category/article)
Here, the hardware ID:
1 PCI Simple Communications Controller
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_9CBA & SUBSYS_2248103C & REV_03
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_9CBA & SUBSYS_2248103C
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_9CBA & CC_078000
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_9CBA & CC_0780
2 unknown Device
3 unknown Device
USB\VID_138A & PID_003F & REV_0104
USB\VID_138A & PID_003F
4 unknown Device
In the order of validation, the drivers that you need are:
Note: Before installing the validity fingerprint driver, make sure that you have already installed the HP Client Security Manager software.
DP - K
I just bought a Probook G1 450 with Windows 7 Pro installed.
What is the best way to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro the supplied DVD? I work from home if higher security options is not necessary. The HP support site gives two options - inplace upgrade and clean installation as below.
Also where can I find the Windows product key?
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Sales page of HP for HP p/n F2P35UT - HP ProBook 450 G1 States;
"Windows 7 Professional 64 (available through Windows 8 Pro downgrade rights)
Note: This system is preinstalled with Windows 7 Professional software and also comes with a license and support for Windows 8 Pro software. You can only use a version of the Windows software at a time. Switching between versions you need to uninstall a version and install the other version. You must back up all the data (files, photos, etc.) before you uninstall and install operating systems to avoid the loss of your data. »
This disk is not a standard Windows installation disc and "clean" and "inplace upgrade" options do not apply. Regarding the Windows product key, it must be integrated in the HP Wndows Pro 8 installation media and Windows must be previously activated.
If you want to reinstall Windows 7 Pro at any time in the future, you create your personal set of HP Recovery / restore before installation discs for Windows 8 Pro included disks.
HP ProBook 450 G1 of laptop is a class computer business and as such, may be the best answer to your question in the HP Enterprise Business Community. It is also possible to contact the HP Business Support Center for assistance with your question.
If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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After upgrading my laptop HP ProBook 450 G1 i5 - 4200M Windows 7 Pro for Windows 10 Pro, Windows Explorer no longer displays the SD card reader.
Also, if I connect the iPhone 6, it does not appear in Windows Explorer.
On the other side, key USB perfect work.
Please help me.
The only suggestion I can offer on the card reader would be to try the driver W10 support page for your laptop if you have not already done so.
As to why your phone is not appear, unfortunately I don't have any suggestions for this problem.
I recently bought the HP Probook 450 G1. The laptop does not come with any operating system installed, so I intalled windows 7 64 bit. After installing all the drivers, I see in the screen device manager which are my graphics cards
AMD Radeon HD 8600/8700
GPU Intel(r) HD 4600
but in the shop, they said that my video card is
AMD Radeon HD M 8750
My question is:
AMD Radeon HD 8600/8700 and AMD Radeon HD M 8750 same "things".
My hardware ID:
PCI\VEN_1002 & DEV_6600 & SUBSYS_1947103C & REV_00
PCI\VEN_1002 & DEV_6600 & SUBSYS_1947103C
PCI\VEN_1002 & DEV_6600 & CC_030000
PCI\VEN_1002 & DEV_6600 & CC_0300
Reboot the system after installation.
8600 M, 8700M, 8500M are all different.
Your laptop is having switchable graphics - Intel integrated & discrete AMD graphics co existing.
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