need vista x64 drivers for hp pavilion dv7-1232nr

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Have an hp pavilion dv7-1232nr that came with vista home premium 32 bit. Upgraded to vista business 64 bit and can't appear to get the correct wireless driver or 3GIO filter driver(ATI). Have Radeon 2400HD. I have got drivers from microsoft update, and from HP's site, but nothing works. Any help would be appreciated.
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Ring HP... they may have a solution or an update.


Contacted HP. They wanted money to deal with the issue even though the laptop is under warranty


actually been there, tried drivers, but failed.
HP notebooks which come with 32-bit versions of Vista should generally not be "upgraded" to the 64-bit version... period.

Yes, the notebook's motherboard may be able to handle 64-bit OS's.  But DON'T DO IT.

For such computers, 64-bit Vista isn't an "upgrade," it's an impediment.

Some things just aren't reasonably possible in life.  Some things just shouldn't be tried.  Serious modders, l bless their hearts, tend to be the last people who seem to be able to grasp that notion.

Dance with the one that brung ya'.  Revert back to 32-bit, and start dreaming about the next HP notebook you'd like to get which was MADE to run the 64-bit version.

Trust me on this.  I've been 'round and 'round on this issue with about a dozen different notebook products, some from HP, some from Dell, some from Gateway.  Few, if any, do well when they're upgraded from the 32-bit version of Vista that came with them, to the 64-bit version that, indeed, comes with newer models of THE VERY SAME machines... for which there are even drivers on the maker's web sites!  Go figure!

Trust me on this.  Revert back to 32-bit Vista, then lick your wounds and move on.  Life's short.

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