HP Pavilion dv5 Wallpaper

SkyLine, 1280 X 800

Silhouette, 1280 X 800

Reflection, 1280 X 800

SATA / AHCI Drivers :

PS – During the time of choosing the drivers select “ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller”

Intel ICH9 Chipset : HERE

NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS : HERE

MS UAA (Install & Reboot & After install Audio Driver) : HERE

IDT ID92HD71B7 Audio Driver : HERE

Modem : HERE

Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable (v2) : HERE

Wireless Card could have 2 possibilities,

Intel PRO/Wireless Drivers : HERE

Atheros Wireless driver : HERE / HERE

ALPS Touchpad Driver : HERE

Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Network : HERE

Bluetooth : HERE

HP Quick Launch Buttons : HERE

HP Wireless Assistant : HERE

For Quick Launch you need .NET Framework 2.0 : HERE

HP Quick Launch Buttons : HERE

For some of the unknown devices try this… for Installation right click machine.inf, and choose install.

Fingerprint software : HERE

I will try to find out whether I can get the fingerprint to work by getting the proper drivers for the fingerprint reader. I didn't get a working driver yet if i do i will update this log.

UPDATE: Personally I will want to recommend leaving the Original Vista installation on dv3000. XP on dv3000 is really fast except often having problems with Sound and Microphone.

This driver is very hard to come by and I am glad that I can post a active link here.

XP Driver :

Vista Driver :

Acer Aspire 5210

Sata/AHCI Driver XP :


In this blog I am hoping to help users save time by providing them with shortcuts of downgrading there Vista PCs or Laptops to Windows XP.