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USB And display adapter problems

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by FolkFeral11, Dec 28, 2012.

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  1. FolkFeral11

    FolkFeral11 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I had a compaq cq61-313AX with windows 7, this machine packed it in. Bought an ( i assumed) identical computer with vista.
    This is a cq61-210tu. I much prefer 7 and thought I could simply put my old harddrive in. Works fine except:

    All my usb wont install properly - code 37 - driver cannot initialize

    Two Mobile IntelĀ® 945GM Express Chipset Family display adapters keep installing, one says it works, the other is a code 12.
    Tells me to uninstall one so it has resources. Hp website says I have a Nvidia geforce g103m.

    Tried updating drivers, tried uninstalling, they just come back...
    Not a complete noob but I'm stuck here. Help much appreciated as cannot use my computer for anything good until this is resolved.
     
  2. flavallee

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    You cannot remove a hard drive from a Compaq CQ61-313AX laptop that contains Windows 7 and install it in a Compaq CQ61-210TU laptop (or vice versa) and expect it to load and work properly.

    Both laptops have completely different processors, graphics, etc..

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  3. FolkFeral11

    FolkFeral11 Thread Starter

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    I'm aware they are different computers, however these are the only problems, and a harddrive is only storage. Is a reinstall of 7 on the new machine the only way to resolve this?

    Its only a graphics card, why cant i just install it as new hardware with the correct drivers?
     
  4. flavallee

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    It's not that simple. You need to reinstall Windows 7 SP1 and any needed device drivers in the working laptop.

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  5. FolkFeral11

    FolkFeral11 Thread Starter

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    Hrmm I don't have a disk, came preloaded from hp
     
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    You can do a repair install on a factory OEM installation with the latest official Windows 7 with SP1 ISO file here: Dell Community - Windows 7 ISO Downloads, and use Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool to create a bootable DVD or USB flash drive with the ISO to do the repair install from within Windows 7.


    Thoughts on this?
     
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