Problem never ended
The turning off services was only a partial fix it seems the notebook is refusing to work with ANYTHING but vista.
I tried installing windows 7 several times, tried even downgrading to XP64 and nothing worked.
I'm right now back on my machine with vista 64 and I'm hating...
Thanks for the comments I've found a partial solution.
Turn off most of the windows services in MSCONFIG and turn them on one by one selectively until you get all the features you want.
Its a pain in the ass to constantly reboot looking for which service is crashing your system, but it solved...
Unfortunately, HP has announced that basically older models will not be supported by HP and if you install windows 7 your on your own basically. Hopefully enough people will see how much better windows 7 is and that will put pressure on HP to do something.
HP notebook a Pavillion dv9000 9930us
4 gig DDR2 SDRAM
Nvidia Geforce 8600M GS
320 gig HD
Was: Windows Vista Home Premium x64
Now: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
and windows 7 does not love me. Every time I install things look to be going smoothly, then on the first boot (and...
I'm having the exact same issue with my dv9000 exact make and model. I've tried several different ISOs of Windows 7 and nothing seems to be working. I always end up getting BSOD and some driver conflicts no matter what I do. Let me know if you find a solution to this problem, I'm at my wits end.