A lot of people get very frustrated after formatting their desktop computers and laptops simply because they find it difficult to get the drivers fro their computer especially the laptops. Some have been using the recovery CD that comes with the laptop until it got missing finding where to download driver becomes a very difficult task.
When you format your HP computer there is no need looking for the driver elsewhere. The manufacturers being HP Hewlett packed knows that you will misplace your recovery CD and have placed all the drivers for their computers on their website for you to download when ever you need it.
To download HP drivers you must know the computer model and the operating system installed before you start looking for the driver.
Start by going to www.hp.com, on the home page click on support and driver at the middle top of the page, after loading step one is to select software and drivers download. I will advice you to do your search by categories.
If you are looking for hp laptop drivers, under product category click on Notebooks & Tablet PCs. on the next page that will load click Notebook PCs, the page will load and display several hp laptop model, if you are looking Hp pavilion dv 600 drivers you will now click on HP Pavilion Notebook PCs, the page will load and display several pavilion notebook PCs, because am looking for dv 6000 driver I will click on HP Pavilion dv6000 Entertainment Notebook PC series, this will load and display all the dv 6000 series notebook links I will simply click on HP Pavilion dv6000 CTO Notebook PC, when the page loads click on Software & Driver downloads , this will now take you to the page where you will select the operating system that is installed on your computer.
finally the drivers will be displayed for you to download. Dont get confused because its many the most important drivers are sound, VGA and network controllers.