Feb 9, 2014

HP G5000 Windows 7 Drivers




 Hp only provide windows Vitsa and Windows XP drivers for this model. In case you want to upgrade it to windows 7, this guide may help you to get all the drivers you need for windows 7. It is not too difficult to find the drivers since it use the same hardware  as Compaq presario c500 series.

Change Operating System : Windows XP | Windows Vista | Windows 7

Windows 7 Drivers

Chipset
Intel Chipset Driver IC9 for windows Vista/Windows 7
Version 9.0.0.1011B, 2.0MB
Windows 7 x86/x64 : Download

Intel Rapid Storage Technology
(this replace Intel matrix storage manager in windows XP and Vista for applicable model)
Version 10.1.2.1004
Windows 7 x86/x64 : Download

Graphic Driver:

All G5000 series use Intel 940/943/945 Graphic. You can also use windows Vista drivers if you want to, here i list the driver available fro windows 7 from both Intel and HP server.

Intel graphic Media accelerator (recommend)
Windows 7 x86 : Download | Intel
Windows 7 x64 : Download | Intel

Intel 940/943/945 Video Driver (previous 32-bit version)
Version 7.14.10.1212, 15MB
Download

Audio Driver

This driver only for 32-bit. Even reported work, if you failed to install the driver, this guide may help you to install the conexant driver in windows 7.

Conexant Audio Driver
Version 4.15.0.50 A, 5.47MB
Windows Vista/7 x86 : Download
Windows Vista/7 x64 : Download

LAN/Ethernet Driver

This driver is for LAN port, which let you connect to the internet or network using wired connection. There are 2 version reported work.

Realtek Network Controller (NIC)
Version 6.103.0123.2007 A, 4.6MB Download
Version 6.101.1124.2006 B, 4.0MB Download


Wireless Driver

Here i list the applicable wireless driver for this model. Included both vista drivers which work for windows 7, and windows 7 drivers released by HP. If You wireless already worked after windows 7 installation, you don;t need to install this driver.

Broadcom Wireless
Broadcom 4321/ 43xx Wireless Driver
Version: 5.00 B, 3.79MB (Vista) Download
version 5.60.18.8, 21MB (win7) Download

Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965 Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 Network Connection Intel PRO/Wireless 2915 Network Connection Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 Network Connection 
Version 13.4, 15MB Download (latest)
Version 7.00B Download (vista)

For Intel 2200 b/g, you may need to install windows Vista driver in compatibility mode. You can read how to do that here.

Other Drivers

Other drivers are available on HP ftp server, but not listed in the download section. Some of the original drivers work with windows 7 and there are also latest version which available for windows 7.

Modem
Conexant Modem Drivers
Version: 7.61.00.00 A, 28MB
Download 

Input
HP Quick Launch Buttons
Version:6.50.15.1, 25.42M
Download

Touchpad
Synaptics TouchPad Driver 
Version:13.2.4.12 A, 34.76M
Download

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