It will allow you to run Windows XP and associated software within Windows 7. It could also be that you were writing your setup cd in a fast mode, try 24 for a better result. But if you need drivers for Windows XP, you wont be able to find it probably. I need all the drivers to get the best performance Thranks,my english is very bad: BY webmaster 9 years ago.

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Do NOT use sata driver from that guide, your sata driver is given below. Installing this driver may result in an error.

If the non-registered version is used, follow the pop-up Windows instructions. As for some of them give a tutorial to make your own xp sata, using “nlite” and I became confused when I have to find a suitable driver for ahci [CQTU]. Log saat or Sign up. Toshiba Laptop Pricelist May If there is no SATA setting, use one of the other options in this document to change the settings. When you’re done you click NEXT. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly. Start from the beginning, your XP resource has been contaminated with 64bit driver.


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SATA driver for Compaq CQ40-115AU for XP

Once you proceed to the next screen, now we can finally finish the process. The time now is Just as the title said.

AndySep 4, Then type net start binlsvc and press Enter. If so, you can download XP mode for free from Microsoft.

HP Notebook PCs – How to Add Serial ATA (SATA) Drives to a Windows Installation

Also, if a computer is downgraded from Vista to XP, it may display an error message that the operating system cannot locate a hard drive. Compaq has some very well priced laptops in the Presario series.

Burn your XP to CD. If the installer cannot locate a hard drive, it cannot install the XP operating system. Here you select YESintegration process begins.

Press the F10 key or designated key to accept the changes. Find it and select the root of the installation, and then click OK to go to the next dialog.

Vasudev Sep 22, All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. But I want to install win7 to my notebook but not virtuall pc.


I have purchased new Compaq Presario CQ laptop with details as follows: Windows 7 Professional SP1 bit. Ca40 some problems occured. The prices for Lenovo laptops Y series and N series have been announced.

Error in Installing XP in Presario Compaq CQAU – HP Support Community –

Thanks for the link No idea why its looking for the 64bit driver. Hit the next button until you come to this screen, where you can select what options you want. Copy a fresh XP cd installer to your harddisk 2.

I like the hardware specification but reinstalling Windows XP is quite a nuisance since the available version of the drivers from the official site for this laptop model is for Vista and Windows 7 only even thought the original OS that came with it is Windows XP.