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"lost" network adapter after reinstalling XP

by Ohio bob / September 21, 2004 3:54 AM PDT

After a problem with browser hijacker, I reformatted drive and reinstalled windows. I have a Dell 2350 running XP Home. I used the resource cd that came with the system to reinstall drivers. The resource cd does a hardware scan and I installed all the drivers for items checked. Under device manager I don`t find any listing for network adapters. The only thing showing a ? is "other devices". clicking that shows ethernet controller again with a ?.

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Re: "lost" network adapter after reinstalling XP
by HerbChong / September 21, 2004 10:51 AM PDT

have you rerun Control Panel|Add New Hardware wizard to see if it picks up the drivers from the resource CD? if not, then you can check on the Dell web site from another computer and place the drivers on a CD or floppy.


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(NT) (NT) problem solved..Thanks
by Ohio bob / September 22, 2004 2:29 AM PDT
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