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initializing a laptop with XP windows

by bernardcohen / April 16, 2010 11:22 PM PDT

I receive a lenove notebook 3000 N-100
I had a windows XP pro at home. I formated the computer and install the XP program. I need the drivers for this computer and how I install them. How I get to the internet. I have at home an Asus router to connect to the internet.

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I just did this on
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2010 11:24 PM PDT

Another lenovo. I went to and luckily they had the drivers. It took hours to figure out which ones but I read your post and you seem to have not collected the drivers from

Why not do that?

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Windows XP: initializing a laptop with XP windows
by bernardcohen / April 16, 2010 11:37 PM PDT
In reply to: I just did this on

Thanks for your reply
but it seems I did not find the correct drivers.
so if you can help me i shall be very gratefull

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2010 11:41 PM PDT and find the driver page for your machine. See if they have the drivers for XP. This is what you do as you are venturing into what they call self support. Supply a link to the driver page and I'll take a look and see if it's one I would use.

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How to research your issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2010 11:49 PM PDT
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by Steven Haninger / April 17, 2010 12:09 AM PDT
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Plug in your laptop type, model #, etc. Caution, some models have a number of sub-species. It's best if you have your original receipt with the exact model.

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