Compaq Presario C700 Series Laptops Driver Download

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Supported Models

Presario C700 Series Laptops



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

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Uploader Notes

Compaq Presario C700 Series Laptops

Audio (Conexant chipset) Driver for Windows XP 32/64-bit

You might also have to use the Microsoft High Definition UAA Bus Driver Hotfix (703 KB.) [before installing this driver]:

1) Download the sp36090.exe driver:

2) Run sp36090.exe

3) The application might say "Driver Installation Failed: Could not find Media..." Ignore this message.

4) Open ControlPanel->System->[Hardware Tab]->DeviceManager

5) Under the 'System Devices' category, verify you have the Microsoft UAA driver. Then look for the unrecognized audio driver, which will be marked with a yellow question and/or exclamation mark.

6) Right-click and choose 'Update Driver', choose 'No, not this time', the

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Member) on 6-Jul-2010

How to Update Presario C700 Series Laptops Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Presario C700 Series Laptops driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Compaq Presario C700 Series Laptops into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Compaq Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Compaq website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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