How to install drivers on notebook HP 17-F050SM


Nov 4, 2013
Greetings kind people!
My sister bought a new laptop, specifically a HP 17-F050SM. Since I never had any big problems installing Win7 on any of my PCs I offered her to install win7 for her. But I soon found out that it is a bit more complicated than I expected, at which point I am yet again asking for help from you tech savvy people.
I managed to install Win7, but I started having problems locating the mobo driver for the notebook, if there is even needed one. Also, when trying to install the graphics card driver, it demands an Intel driver (As a layperson I assume this is because you need the mobo driver first(?)). I found this site:
But I have no idea which drivers are necessary and in what order they should be installed.

Appreciations in advance, with respect, an Andrew.


Nov 4, 2013
Yes, I see now, that the first question was probably silly. But now that everything is set, I have problem setting up a wireless connection. The "device manager" under network adapters shows the "Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller". The wired connection works no problem, yet I have problem setting up a wireless connection. There is no wifi icon just the standard icon with the mini monitor.
I have seen on my friends laptop where he has multiple options to connect to (from neighbors), his laptop automatically finding them. How do I make it work like that?? Do I have to download a program, driver or is it an elaborate process to set it up? Someone please enlighten me, because I am blind yet not blissful at all.
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