Thanks for the suggestions thefabe, I think I’ll try the compressed air. Oh, one other thing, while I’m posting here, my track pad works to click and move the pointer around the screen, but the scrolling functionality has gone. I’m not sure if it’s worth trying to find Performance I used the computer for quite a while before writing this review to make sure that I had some real-life performance to report instead of just some benchmarks. This topic has been locked due to inactivity for a long period of time.

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Along the right side, from the front, we see: Well, here are the hardware ids listed for my video controller I’m still not even sure what the video controller does: This battery lifts the back of the computer up and tilts the keyboard at an angle like an old typewriter.

HP Pavilion dv4000 (EC681AV) laptop video card drivers

Windows 7 Drivers for Hp Pavilion Dv! Almost any computer can run Office, e-mail, and surf the internet today.

The little ridges provide great control when scrolling; I can scroll line-by-line, at top speed, or somewhere in between. Close out of any error windows.

HP dv4000 With X700 Graphics Card Review (pics, specs)

The drives on this machine are also fairly quiet. HP dv left side view view larger image.


A slight texture on the touchpad provides a different feel than the smooth surface of cv4000 old Dell touchpad. HP dv back side view larger image. I suppose it’s starting to show its age. Unfortunately, I really wanted to pick the computer up by both sides right around the middle of the machine; this results in picking the computer up by the right side of the optical drive bezel.

HP Pavilion dv Specs – CNET

Hello, can anyone help me to find a driver videeo my video controller? If you have a question, please create a new topic by clicking here. The extreme gamer will demand even more GPU power and higher resolutions than the dv offers.

Message 4 of 5. Someone looking for an ultraportable or for a very durable machine should look elsewhere. It seems to give better control of the cursor.

If you do come across a driver that works, pease post a link to it here. I have the same question.

The added multimedia features of the QuickPlay controls and remote are icing in this cake: Find More Posts by Mark Phelps. The fact that the dv does it without breaking a sweat is no surprise.

HP dv With X Graphics Card Review (pics, specs)

Use the XP driver from your notebook’s support page. I’ve just upgraded to windows 7 from xp, and HP doesnt seem to make drivers for my old laptop anymore, though windows 7 is running pretty smoothly!


Didn’t find what you were looking for? When the dv fan comes on, it comes on at full speed. The output from the headphone port is very crisp and clean. Everything works properly on my laptop now except for transferring the video from the laptop screen to an external screen, like my TV via the S-Video port.

There is some screen flex since this is a plastic-cased notebook. The volume control is good compared to the old Dell Inspiron ; on that, I had to have the volume maxed out in Windows to hear anything. This sudden burst is quite noticeable, but once the fan throttles down it is almost imperceptible. The fan has a slightly low pitch instead of a whine, so it blends easily into any background noise. I think it’s crazy to get a new laptop every 4 or 5 years, when your old one just needs a little TLC.

After a couple hours of looking for a driver I finally found one that worked, here’s a link: