Hp Pavilion dm1 series is one of the model in Hp Pavilion Notebook Pc and in united states Hp site there are total of 3 dm series which refer to dm1, dm3 and dm4. Across dm1 series (there are lots of them such as dm1-3200cto etc) they are differ in drivers, either Intel base model or AMD base model.
The difference is INTEl base driver use intel Chipset and Intel Graphic while AMD base model doesn't have chipset driver and use ATI driver.
If you laptop use Intel processor it is intel base model and vice versa. Simply click start and type DXDIAG in the search box and click ENTER. Clik OK if prompted, there you can see the processor type.
Below is the driver download link :
Intel chipset Installation utility
Download (Intel Only)
IDT High Definition Audio Drivers
I think both driver work with either Intel and AMD, and the difference is the date, but i prefer to use older for intel and newer for amd. In case your sound working fine, no need to install this driver.
a)Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family Graphic Drivers
b) AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4225.
ALPS Touchpad Driver
5. Card Reader
Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader Driver
HP Quicklaunch Driver
For your information, dm1 have 3 applicable drivers. So, how to know which to download? there are 3 drivers available, you can identify the drivers by using hardware ID but i recommend use the classic way, test which work for you. Installing wrong driver will not harm you system.
IMPORTANT: Normally windows 7 automatically installed wireless drivers, so if your wifi working fine, no need to install these drivers.
a) Ralink 2011 802.11 b/g/n WiFi Adapter
b) Atheros 2011 Wireless LAN Driver
c) Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver
8. LAN - Ethernet
Realtek PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC Driver
a) Ralink Motorolla Bluetooth Adapter
b) Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth Driver and Software
c) HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology (must install AMD/INTEL)
From what i know, this aps and driver only for people who live in US. The Verizon Broadband driver and aps.
Verizon Mobile Broadband Software - Qualcomm Gobi2000
Windows 7 automatically installed your webcam driver because most of the webcam only need generic usb driver which already installed along with windows 7 installation. To use the webcam you can install this utility. I'm not sure if this package contains newer drivers.
HP MediaSmart Webcam Software
12. USB 3.0 Drivers
HP Pavilion dm1 uses USB 3.0, so the chipset driver will automatically installed the USB 3.0. In case it does not, you need to get the latest chipset driver version :
For AMD Model : Download
For Intel Model : Download
If you having problems, you can check your hardware by reading my tutorial here:
CHECK YOUR DRIVERS IN WINDOWS 7.
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