Last update on Sept 6 , 2012
To install windows XP on this model you need to perform slipstreaming process which you can read here: http://laptop-driver.blogspot.com/2009/10/slipstreaming-guide-to-install-windows.html
Use the sata driver i give above.
Intel 82801IB ICH9
NVIDIA GeForce G 105M/G 103M ver 126.96.36.19944
If direct installation failed, use the driver above but by following the instruction here :
This is a manual installation method, the method alsmot similar to install any driver, the different is the driver file.
HP 3D DriveGuard for Microsoft Windows XP
HP Qiucklaunch Button Version: 188.8.131.52
extract the file and right click on oem0.inf and select install
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.0 Wireless Technology
Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad
Validity Fingerprint Sensor Driver (VFS201)
Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader Driver
Download (from realtek website)
ENE CIR Receiver
(note that for most other compaq mode, example CQ35, CQ40, DV7 etc use the same infrared Driver which the driver file known as SP41661)
For DV3 model, they equip with one of the 3 type wireless, either broadcom, intel or atheros, so you must choose base on your specs. If you dont know which to choose, try which work for you, don't worry because installing wrong driver will not harm your system.
Intel(R)WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
Realtek RTL8168D/8111D PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
1. download the driver, extract the driver
2. Open device manager (click start - run -type DEVMGMT.MSC ) ,
3. right click on the network controller mark with yellow select update driver
4. No to connect, Select andvance
5. Select browse and point to the driver folder we extracted earlier.
6. continue with on screen instruction.
1. Install MS-UAA and restart:
Windows XP SP2: Download (KB888111) or link
Windows XP SP3: Download (KB835221)
2. Install the Adudio:
IDT 92HD75B1/92HD75B2 @ Intel 82801IB ICH9 - High Definition Audio Controller WINXP driver
If direct installation failed, we need to do manual install, so i write a post how to manually install your sound READ IT HERE. (even this is for CQ35 series, it use the same driver with DV3)
Then install this pacth if sound not working
AUDIO DRIVER -
The audio may not work after restart so there are 2 way to solve this;
1. Update the BIOS
2. start up tweak : Read here
1. Update BIOS: Download
Download this file, extract and run the WinFlash.Bat
(remember wrong flash may harm you system so do it carefully and assisted by someone who have the experienced)