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Compaq C717NR XP Drivers

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Just picked up the Circuit City special $299 black friday laptop. Where can I find the XP drivers? I want to remove Vista.

Compaq C717NR specs

Windows Vista Home Premium
Intel Pentium dual core processor T2310 @ 1.46 ghz w/ 1MB L2 cache and 533mhz FSB.
15.4" WXGA Screen w/ Brightview.
1G DDR2 RAM. (PC4200, 2x 512mb DIMM)
Intel X3100 Graphics Accelerator.
802.11b/g WLAN.
80gb Hard Drive @ 5400RPM.
DVD-RW_DL drive.
6 cell LiIon battery.

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Apparently all drivers are not available for XP, you have two solutions, try the vista drivers or take a note of all your equipment and try to find drivers separately on the manufacturers web site.
HEre is the page for the vista drivers : http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&cc=ca&dlc=en&product=3619353&lang=en
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Oh, Great, Stupid Compaq making it hard for people to use XP operating system. Will update you on my progress.
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No problem !
The problem s not really compaq, but microsoft trying to sell their new product :-) none of the professionnal want vista for the moment so they force private individuals t buy it !
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