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Can I Safely Install Windows 8 On My Pavilion ZD8000

I expect since this is a mobile card it must start with PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_3150  but in one of the strings there will be a "&SUBSYS" string, can you please give me that But i can't trust this info too much. It must not be labeled as compatible with Windows 8. I followed your instruction to get the latest ATI driver 591, dated 2/25/2009, installed. have a peek here

In order to update this service request, please respond, leaving the service request reference intact. On some models you may need to press Enter to start the PC Recovery software. If so, click Yes. The software will also display how many DVDs you need or the minimum amount of space required for the USB flash drive. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Can-I-safely-install-Windows-8-on-my-Pavilion-ZD8000/td-p/3437247

You can only upload videos smaller than 600MB. I tried both of your suggestions; X86 folder and 9.3 V2 file. a Catalyst version or a version from HP? Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech

I have searched in the HP website and there isn't drivers for Vista or 7, but I have read in some forums and some users said that they upgraded to Vista The software will confirm what type of media you inserted - CD or DVD. Time to switch phone plans? Friday, May 29, 2009 1:18 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Well signed driver enforcement prevents me from installing the X600 driver on my laptop, I expect you

CDs or DVDs for a Windows Vista recovery media (you may need up to 11 CDs). Try that. You may need up to 4 DVDs. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f149/hp-pavilion-zd8000-dvd-cd-drive-problem-640804.html I followed your instruction to get the latest ATI driver 591, dated 2/25/2009, installed.

I went to the BIOS to make sure the drive was turned on and set to the first boot device but the problem continued. The instructions: Close any programs your Windows Vista is running, e.g. Friday, May 15, 2009 12:01 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello,  I have the same problem on a zd8000, i.e., ATI driver 561 gives black screen. Saturday, June 13, 2009 9:07 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Umm, that seems to what may be something we can resolve?

However, I only have 640x480 to work with which is very limiting ;-) I was not able to find any driver for the display? Start typing the following text to open Windows 8′ Search charm: recovery manager. See A set of recovery discs has been created for this PC for more details. BIOS version - Phoenix cME FirstBIOS Pro - F.32 04-17-2012, 01:21 PM #5 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: 36,080 OS:

After uninstalling all ATI stuff via the control panel. navigate here but for the rc these are frequent. If you have User Account Control enabled, you'll need to click on Yes to allow the software to make changes to the system. If this is grayed out or an error appears when you click it (error message is A set of recovery media was previously created for this computer) read A set of

When the confirmation message appears (Recovery Manager successfully created the recovery discs), click Finish. Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Notebooks > OS/Recovery > Can I safely install Windows 8 on my Pavilion ZD8000 Search the Community ATI went and made a number of inf files instead of one or two as they usually do. Check This Out I guess that it blocks device manager from detecting displays on that port?

It's recommended that you use DVDs. Wednesday, June 03, 2009 6:57 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote @ borge-kristofferson I tried the brightness dimming idea, and unfortunately I had no luck.   Any updates More questions Installing Windows 7 on HP Pavilion dv9410us Notebook help PLEASE!!?

I have heard that people have been able to work around it, some have used the tray icon with Catalyst Control Center, (You need a driver version from ATI for that,

Your computer's recovery partition must be uncorrupted to create the recovery disk. Do not power off your computer! HELP !!!!!!!! Product Name and Number (please do not post Serial Number)• Example: HP Pavilion DV2-1209AX or HP Deskjet 3000 Printer CH393A2.

Others have had luck in situations where their monitor driver hasn't allowed to set certain display settings, I think it even has an option to automatically reset the settings on boothttp://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=733 or Monday, May 25, 2009 4:02 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote @ Teevo,Thanks for the reply, so it mysteriously starts working somehow when working with a second monitor Thanks for the idea. this contact form Had my zd8000 on OS XP until oct 22.

If the Win Update can't find the appropriate drivers, you could try to use the VISTA drivers (download them from HP, just be sure they are for the same OS variant, Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:14 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote i have the model pavilion zd8000 and my mobility x600 in windows 7(release 7100) 32bits works with: http://www.driverheaven.net/modtool.php folow The model of my PC is below. Then I finally hooked up my laptop to an external monitor via VGA and the picture was there, same as Teevo but I cannot get the picture to display on the laptop screen.

By the way, it's the Windows 7 RTM from MSDN, so I can't say if it works the same with the RC.I'm gonna have to edit the procedure, though, to make it Wednesday, May 27, 2009 8:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yep, I agree.  I just wasn't quite sure how to word it.  I'll send in my info I am running windows 7 32-bit RC on my laptop. We won't know if we don't try.

Or you can remove to see. Easy Recovery Essentials, our recovery and repair disk, allows you to access and backup files if you're not able to boot into Windows. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 01 Sep 2009 #1 Dennin Windows 7 Ultimate 2 posts HP Pavilion zd8000 - Conexant AC-97 - No Sound!!