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missing drivers after installing Windows xp

by Jerdonald / April 11, 2012 2:53 AM PDT

XP forum,

I am installing Windows XP Home Edition SP3 onto a Dell Inspiron 2200.
I guess the network drivers aren't on the installation disc because
when it's done all the network drivers have a yellow ? on them.
I don't even get the ethernet driver. I've look on the Dell
download site but there is no ethernet controller driver.

Any suggestions?

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What abou
by Jimmy Greystone / April 11, 2012 3:26 AM PDT

What about the separate drivers and utilities disc that came with older Dell models?

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What about
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2012 3:54 AM PDT

Heading to, inputing the service tab or model and getting the drivers there?

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Missing Drivers
by Jerdonald / April 11, 2012 6:52 AM PDT
In reply to: What about

XP forum,

I figured out how to fix this problem.
First I used the Network Wizard to start a network connection.
That worked and it was connected wirelessly. Then using the
Device Manager I right clicked on everything that had a
yellow question mark, clicked properties, drivers, update
and the wizard found the driver on the internet, downloaded
and installed it.


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