Solved old lappy, a challenge for you veterans! (no wifi, no touch)

Hewlett-packard / Hp pavilion tx2000 notebo...
September 23, 2015 at 15:47:30
Specs: windows 10, 1.8 GHz dc / 4gig
I have the infamous hp tx2000 with the black screen of doom. Its been running all these years without any problems..... because I leave it switched on. when it's restarted, I have to do the cooking it thing with towels, and then works perfect as long as it's left switched on.

However, as it's annoying, I found a bargain "identical" machine on ebay cheap as chips. said everything working except no hard drive and boot up said "can't find operating system" (wonder why). so When it arrived, I simply swapped the hard drive over, and after half hour of installing new drivers and stuff, it worked perfect again, minus 2 things..... No wifi device, and no touchscreen.
so I bring over my wifi card from old lappy, and install the driver. Still no device detected.
So I thought I'd let windows 10 go for it, and said to keep nothing, and have a clean windows 10.

After everything is up and running, all works fine except again, no wifi and no touchscreen.
All drivers are installed but it will not detect the card or the touch screen, even though drivers are installed. Now I know there are no win 10 drivers, but the vista/win7 drivers are working fine with everything except said devices. I'm tempted to swap my screen over too, but i'm not confident if I cant even get the wifi to recognise. I know the card works because it works fine in my old lappy, so why not this one?
Is there anything I can try?
Sorry for long post.

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September 23, 2015 at 20:49:26
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You can purchase a reasonable USB Wifi plug in and bypass that problem. My daughters old laptop had the Wifi die on her and reinstalling the driver and other things did not help, I purchased a USB ac type Wifi plug in and her Wifi was better than the original that she was suffering with for years. Now she has a new laptop and it does not matter any longer but she can leave the old one on her desk for the occasional popping back for something 'still' on there.
The touch screen swap out might help if the screen is bad but if the problem is with the motherboard, it will not help.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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