Message 3 of 5. But I had it plugged in the whole time! Definitely a Vista problem. I took his word that it did not fix the issue, but it is quite possible that he didn’t follow the directions carefully. We were unable to retrieve the list of drivers for your product. Recovery and backing up your important files If you have not already done so, create a set of system recovery discs.

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HP and Compaq Desktop PCs – Upgrading to Windows 7

What other hardware could cause a problem like this? HP Download and Install Assistant makes it easy to download and install your software.

Operating System – Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8. For more information about other methods for finding software and drivers, see Obtaining Software and Drivers. If On displays under the Volumes section, BitLocker is turned on and must be turned off. Note on archived topics. McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 4.

If a problem occurs during installation, you can use recovery discs to return your computer back to its original software configuration. Also, see the thread here on the HP forums that has alot more information in it regarding this issue:.


Download the firmware and driver update from commpaq. Contact technical support for details. Javascript is disabled in this browser.

Linux-Kernel Archive: Problem with ACPI on HP Compaq s with Linux kernel

Unfortunately I let my coworker do the steps on the laptop while I was away. Most or all of your existing software programs, drivers, and personal files are available after upgrading. Something is wrong hl Vista. Not an IT pro?

If you accidentally uninstalled these applications, you can download the softpaqs by going to www. If Off displays under the Volumes section, BitLocker is turned off.

This behavior is not related to Operation System. Download HP Update software version 5.

Plug the notebook into power using the power adapter. From the website we can read that Windows systems just show us the status of the power supply, but it cannot control the power behavior.

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs – Upgrading to Windows 7 | HP® Customer Support

Install the HP Recovery Fix for your model of computer from www. Select your language if presented with a language selection screen. Try again, making sure to disconnect all peripheral devices except mouse, keyboard and monitor.


Get important updates for installation. In Windows Vista, the term disable refers to the process of temporarily suspending BitLocker protection on a drive—without decrypting the drive. Games and software applications that require OpenGL do not work.

Click Next when finished. However, if you do not activate Windows within 30 days, Windows 7 will lose certain critical functions, such as Windows updates. SuSe Linux Enterprise Desktop Back up your important files.

Ivy Bridge iQM 2. Tuesday, October 28, 2: A compatibility report opens.