Jul 10, 2009

Install windows XP in compaq presario cq40-337tu

Update Your Bios here. There are big changes in this new version.

Here is the guide to install XP,

First make vista backup:here

Prepare this material:

Download Nlite: Download

Sata controller: Download
32-bit Floppy Configuration Utility

A blank CD

You have to create a new windows XP CD using the one that you have:
Here is the guide to slipstream: GUIDE


  1. i hv gt a new compaq presario cq40-317tu laptop nd im nt able to install window xp in it cud u plz help me find all the required sata drivers for my laptop........

  2. will this wrk for everything........

  3. do i hv integrate all the drivers from iaahci.inf

  4. plz help me with this
    i hv already burned 2 cd usong nlite nd they are gud for nothin........
    i'll be very greatful........

  5. alrite the link i given proven to work and you need to select AHCI86 for windows XP32 bit and AHCI64 for 64 bit, if you dont know use the AHCI86 and follow the guide from the link given. If you failed to slipstream dont repeat the method using the same folder, delete the old folder and create new folder to repeat the process. If you use the same folder it will cause failure.

  6. and one more thing if there are error during the installation inform what is the error such as AHCI86 is corrupted or not found or else, so it easy for me to know what is the problems.

  7. there r no driver such as ahci32 or ahci64. when i select insert single driver there r various intel sata raid controllers......which one shud i select from all these...
    shud it be intel(R) ich9m-e/m sata ahci controller....

  8. yes it is, i forgot that it is intel, my bad=)

  9. thnx....i'll try tht......thx for ur help.......

  10. thanx...mr.black-x it worked....
    thanx for ur help.....

  11. The link is not working.
    Pls provide another link for compaq presario cq40-317tu SATA driver