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LAN and Xbox Live problem

Just a few days ago I rebooted my PC because it had a virus. So I wanted to hook up with my live, I've had it before and there's been no problems. Got my modem plugged it into my pc and plugged the ethernet into the back of the PC. Internet is working okay but when I go to "View Network Connections" there's no LAN option. Ineffectively ******. So I suppose that's the problem and I'm not really an expert on PC's so anyone know the solution to the prob? Suppose it's to do with re-establishing the LAN connection but I dunno how to do that plus there's a wired connection between the PC and 360 but the dashboard says it fails on IP address.


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You said

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I rebooted my PC because it had a virus

Do you mean you re-install the operating System?

If so, make and model needed. Did you install the latest drivers in this order?

Desktop System Software or Notebook System Software
Chipset or SMBus driver
Processor Driver (if applicable)
Audio (sound)
Input Drivers (keyboard/mouse)
Network Card

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Yh re-install the operating system

It's a Dell Desktop Optiplex 170L. It's running on Service Pack 3 XP.

I downloaded 5 of them. Not sure about these:

Desktop System Software or Notebook System Software
Chipset or SMBus driver
Network Card

Couldn't find them on the Dell download website.

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They're there

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In reply to: They're there

Thanks. I'll try and download them now. Once it's finished should it be working? The Icon isn't there at "Viewing Network Connections". I thought, being a noob, it was to do with creating a new connection or something.

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Thanks for the help

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I've gotta download them in a specific order for it to work. Can anyone help me out?

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Just install them

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in that order.


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In reply to: Just install them

Thanks for your help mate. By the way it won't delete any files on the PC. Like Mozilla being deleted?

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Plus, I downloaded some other drivers not in the order. Is that gonna make a difference?

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Follow the order in post 2

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Then install anything else your system needs.


Make sure to get the Windows Updates as soon as possible.

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