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Download XP Drivers for HP Compaq f732AU

*credit to loritanah*

These Windows XP drivers were obtained from a live chat with a HP Technician. Use at your own risk if you’re downgrading from Windows Vista to Windows XP on your Compaq F 732 AU.

Disclaimer :HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site. HP and http://me.zestful.org is not responsible for any damages to your pc.

NVIDIA nForce 630M Chipset
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/nForce/650i/8.43_nforce_650i_winxp32_english.exe
OR
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/163.71/163.71_forceware_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe

Video driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33537.exe

1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Right click on “Video Controllers” and click Update driver.
3. Select “Install from a list or specific location”
4. Click Next. Then select “Don’t search, I will choose the driver to
install”
5. Click Next and then select “Display Adapters” from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse C:\swsetup\sp33537 folder and select the .inf file and
click open and Continue with the onscreen instructions.

Wireless driver:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp34001-34500/sp34152.exe
OR
http://www.atheros.cz/download/drivers/ar5xxx/xp32-5.3.0.56-whql.zip

Network Drivers ( LAN) :
http://www.sendspace.com/file/4s15q0

Alternate network Drivers:
ftp://202.65.194.212/cn/nic/Driver_5673_XP_0820.zip
OR
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36407.exe

Quick Launch Button:
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33001-33500/sp33258.exe
OR
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software8/COL18360/ch-47422-1/sp33258.exe

Card reader Driver (Ricoh 5-in-1 Card Reader):
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33001-33500/sp33413.exe

1. Download the file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.

Audio Driver:

In order to install the High definition audio driver we must install Microsoft HD driver.

Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio :
ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe

Installation Instructions
1. Download the file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

Then restart the notebook to install Audio driver Conexant High Definition Audio Drive:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp34001-34500/sp34200.exe
This will create a swsetup folder in C drive (”C:\swsetup\sp34200″)

Installing this driver may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly.

1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Right click on “Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus” and click Update driver.
3. Select “Install from a list or specific location”
4. Click Next. Then select “Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install”
5. Click Next and then select “Sound, video and game controller” from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse C:\swsetup\sp34200 folder and select the .inf (wis30b2a) file and click open and Continue with the onscreen instructions.

Modem driver:
First download and install the UAA driver from the following link:
ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe

After installing this, download and install the modem driver
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33742.exe

This will create a swsetup folder in C drive (”C:\swsetup\sp33742″)

Installing this driver may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly.

1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Right click on “Modem” and click Update driver.
3. Select “Install from a list or specific location”
4. Click Next. Then select “Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install”
5. Click Next and then select “Modem” from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse C:\swsetup\sp33742 folder and select the .inf (wis30b2a) file and click open and Continue with the onscreen instructions.

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