During the re-install of the OEM OS, you need to verify any drivers that maybe needed. Most OEM installs require other discs as well and/or a visit to thier respective support website for devices that require drivers. If you didn't do this or verify you maybe dealing with a non-complete true re-install which can cause issues later. Once done, you can proceed to other levels, etc., and hopefully be OK.
You provide NOTHING on the details of your system or install other than XP. Sorry, this is not enough, other than what I stated above, check it out.
I got a desktop computer which had no operating system on it, so I installed the Windows XP cd that it came with and now IM STUCK! The computer refused to acknowledge my internet connection. I have checked and rechecked the connection and everything seems ok.
What am I doing wrong? What am I missing?
Also once I get the internet going, what do I do next??? lol
I know I need an antivirus, IE, Firefox, microsoft office, I think I remember something about Service Pak 3??
Clearly Im lost....some direction please!?