Looking for USB 3.0 motherboard drivers for a Compaq 15-s108na laptop so that I can put them in a bootable Windows 7 USB ISO and install.

Apparently Compaq is a subsidiary of, was acquired by, or is just a brand name owned by Hewlett-Packard. I don't know, but HP ought to be mentioned. I thought I had the drivers I needed but apparently I don't.

The computer looks like this:


Which is a little concerning as this website doesn't seem to have any USB 3.0 drivers that I can identify up for grabs.

I tried here too but I don't know if this is trustworthy/has what I actually need. There's no mention of motherboards anywhere.

According to some Linux commands I ran with a spare Ubuntu boot disk, my motherboard's "product name" is 2213, the manufacturer is Hewlett-Packard, and the version is 57.46. For all the good that probably does.

ATTENTION: Problem resolved! For anyone else with a 15-s108na looking for USB 3.0 drivers to incorporate in Windows 7 boot media with dism, this link has the one that works, and I put it into both boot.wim and install.wim: https://downloadmirror.intel.com/25476/eng/Win7_USB3.0_Creator_v2.zip

  • boot a linux and look for the HW IDs of the USB 3.0 chipset so that you see which chip you have – magicandre1981 Jun 12 '16 at 15:45
  • You mention you are looking for motherboard drivers. Are you doing this for the sake of the USB 3.0 drivers or all drivers for the motherboard? – Dale Jun 12 '16 at 15:52
  • Are you making the bootable iso for future use? you should be able to find the drivers and install them on the current running windows 7 os, and then create your ISO from the current installation and have it extract the installed drivers. Did you try this link. support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/… – trenten Jun 12 '16 at 17:16

You can download various drivers for Windows 7 here > http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/compaq-15-s100-notebook-pc-series/7234969/model/7485838

Look under Driver-Chipset for "Intel USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver"

  • Sorry I posted pretty much the same answer as you. I was editing my answer at the same time yours was posted. If you wish, I can delete mine as yours seems much simpler. – trenten Jun 12 '16 at 17:39

Go to this link.

Click on Driver-Chipset. There are 2 Drivers that are related to USB 3.0. They are both labeled Intel USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver. I would install one of them and if it doesn't work then try the next one.

First Driver

Second Driver

I hope this helps.

Alternatively, you can always try a 3rd party software to install drivers. Like Driver Booster.

  • Any input from OP would help in response to posted answers. If they don't help please post what the issue is. From what I read, the OP was unable to find the USB 3.0 Drivers to download. – trenten Jun 12 '16 at 17:38

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