Help with HP Pavillion PC Please

  Never again 08:07 02 Sep 2004

My friend is attempting to restore a HP Pavillion PC to a working condition after it was "ravaged" on the internet, etc (sorry I can't be more specific at the moment, but will try to find out more info if necessary).

The owner has lost the original restore disk and so can't install the drivers for all his hardware.

The HP website has apparently removed any driver support for this series.

Has anyone any ideas, or could they provide me with the drivers?

  hillybilly 09:08 02 Sep 2004

What is the Pavilion model number?

  Gongoozler 09:55 02 Sep 2004

--- and what version of Windows.

  Never again 06:25 03 Sep 2004

Pavillion model number is 6720 and they were running windows 98 2nd edition.

He has managed to find some modem drives which work, but no display or monitor drivers for the onboard graphics.

  Never again 06:26 03 Sep 2004

The monitor is a hp v70.

Thanks for your help

  Gongoozler 10:59 03 Sep 2004

Hi Never again. Can you download and run Belarc Advisor click here to see if that can give a motherboard make and model. It won't be a manufacturers standard model, but may be near enough for us to be able to find the drivers you need.

  pimpers 15:07 04 Sep 2004

Never again, thanks for posting this on the forum for me. I signed up yesterday so if any one can help me with my current situation, I can respond directly.

I have managed to load up windows 98SE along with the keyboard driver (the only one on the HP site)and the modem now works.

I have downloaded a generic driver from but this is hit or miss. Miss in my case.

There are other little bits of info needed but I need to refer to my notes which at the moment I cannot find.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.


  Gongoozler 16:37 04 Sep 2004

Hi pimpers. The offer still stands. Run Belarc Advisor and email the report to me. I may not be able to glean any more from the report, but I'll give it a try. Click on the envelope alongside my nickname and send me a message, then I'll reply with my email address.

  Never again 23:31 04 Sep 2004

Well done Pimpers !!!! - nice name mate.

  sicknote 01:21 05 Sep 2004

click here

Are these the Drivers you need for onboard graphics
click here*+98+SE&submit=Go%21

  pimpers 22:56 05 Sep 2004

Thanks for the links, I will try these when I fire up the old PC tomorrow afternoon, download direct to the machine now the modems working.

I will take you up on your offer possibly tomorrow also.


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