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QuestionJust did a fresh wipe of HP Pavilion to Windows 7, but USB & wireless don't work! Pin
swampwiz20-Feb-15 22:24
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I just bought an HP Pavilion notebook, and not wanting Windows 8.1, I decided to install Windows 7. I used Tuxboot to make a bootable USB stick drive to run GParted, which allowed me to repartition to the hard drive in NTFS, from which I was able to install my old copy of Windows 7 Home Premium from another USB stick drive. I fully understand that I need to load in a bunch of drivers, and I downloaded them and put them on yet another USB stick drive. The key here is that the BIOS properly recognizes when a bootable stick drive is attached.

So I am all ready to run the driver EXE files, but I need to somehow get those files onto the hard drive. However, in Windows, the USB stick drive is not recognized! And of course, the wireless modem is not recognized as well, so I am stuck as there is no way to get those driver EXE files onto the hard drive! I tried using Tuxboot to run FreeDOS & Clonezilla, but I couldn't seem to get the job done (in FreeDOS, there only seemed to be the A: & C: drives, corresponding to the OS & stick drive, without there being a drive corresponding to the hard drive.)

I have entered this same question to the HP Support forum, but since I repartitioned the hard drive, they will probably tell me too bad, we will only support you with our buggy and INCREDIBLY CRAPPIFIED install of Windows 8.1. Of course, if anyone can give me pointers applicable to the HP system, that would be great - but I am looking here for advice on how to use FreeDOS or Clonezilla or whatever else to just get me to the point at which I can get the darned files from the USB stick drive onto the hard drive, after which I presume that those driver EXE files will do the trick.
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