Compaq Presario C742TU XP Driver
First Install Netframework: (require for Quick Launch Installation).
Net framework 2.0
Intel Chipset Installation Utility for ICH8
Version 22.214.171.1249 1.8MB
Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family Driver
Version 1.00A 17.43MB Download
4796 WHQL2 16.00MB Download
1. Install MS-UAA and restart:
Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio (sp33867)
Then Install audio Driver
Conextant High Definition Audio Driver
Version: 126.96.36.199 A 1.38MB
(Installing Audio drivers may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly.)
a. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
b. Right click on “Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus” and click Update driver.
c. Select “Install from a list or specific location”.
d. Click Next. Then select “Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install”.
e. Click Next and then select “Sound, video and game controller” from the list.
f. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
g. Click Browse C:\swsetup\sp34200 folder and select the At8VEN5a.inf file and click open and continue with the onscreen instructions.
Conexant HDAUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP
Version 188.8.131.52 A 6MB
If direct installation for modem failed, install it using the same method to install audio.
Wireless - Intel
Intel PRO/Wireless Drivers
Version:6.00 E, 5.86M
Wireless - Atheros
Atheros Wireless LAN Driver:
Version 2.00B 20.64MB
Synaptics Touchpad Driver
Version:9.1.11 Q, 16.93M
Ricoh 5-in-1 Card Reader Driver
Version 1.01.10 A 2.15MB
(Install netframework 2.0 first)
HP Quick-launch Button
Version 6.40B 19MB
Realtek RTL8100CL/RTL8110Sb NIC Driver
Version 5.611.1231.2003 A 2.14MB
1. If your Atheros wireless LAN Driver failed, use this drivers which compatible with xp, vista and 7 and support more Atheros AR9xxx series
Wireless Atheros 2011 Driver Download
2. For audio if you have problem installing the drivers, or after installation it didn't work we have to locate different version for your audio drivers. This case is rarely happen but in case it happen to you first thing to do is to get the hardware ID and post it here. Do mention your windows XP version (sp1, sp2 or sp3).