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NEED SOME HELP PLZ

Hi there i have just brought a secondhand IBM computer 1st problem is no sound have checked all the usual stuff nothing wrong there secondly my first computer is running on broadband through telewest i have tried to disconnect the wire and then plug into new one to see if the internet is ok with the IBM pc but cant get it to work i need some help

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Tell us about the computer...

In reply to: NEED SOME HELP PLZ

Information about the operating system, make/model, sound card, and networking card are essential to properly troubleshoot the issues. The more information you can provide the better. Regardless, I'd start by installing the latest drivers from IBM's download repository.

Let us know.
John

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Re: no sound, no internet

In reply to: NEED SOME HELP PLZ

No sound: if nothing wrong with all the usual stuff, then something is wrong with the unusual stuff.
No Internet: really not enough information here to say anything sensible about the problem.

Better use the restore CD if this computer has one, or download all drivers from the IBM or Lenovo site, get a Windows CD (can't tell which one would be best, if the original wasn't supplied) and do a clean install of the OS. If things still don't work then, there's some hardware problem.
You've got some work to do!

Do you have warranty on this machine? Then it might be better to return it.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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PLZ HELP ME

In reply to: Re: no sound, no internet

hi sorry ive not replied to well im a bit stufpid when it comes to computers thats why i brought my first pc with everything pre-installed so to refresh got a second pc tried to take my modem lead from 1st pc to new(secondhand)PC to check internet connection no joy and also no sound i have tried to find out about the comp so here goes dont even know if is relevant processor authenic AMD x86 family 6 model 4 stepping 2 total ram 130544KB removable media-none display ati technologies inc 3d rage pro agp x2 network avm ison controller fritz card pci pointing device ps/2 compatible mouse (18042prt.sys)scsi adapter none modem communications cable between two computers sound card creative sb live basic wdm emu 10k sys cd rom -cd rom drive operating system microsoft windows 2000, build no 2195 SO HOPE THIS HELPS GOT THIS INFORMATION WHEN TRYING TO REGISTER IT WITH MICROSOFT.

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No need to register a second hand PC ...

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as long as you don't install Windows XP on it (that needs activation).

Kees

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NEED HELP PLZ

In reply to: No need to register a second hand PC ...

No was just messing about with it trying to get the internet on and that just came up i am getting nowhere and need serious help here.

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Let me repeat part of my first post in this thread.

In reply to: NEED HELP PLZ

"Better use the restore CD if this computer has one, or download all drivers from the IBM or Lenovo site, get a Windows CD (can't tell which one would be best, if the original wasn't supplied) and do a clean install of the OS. If things still don't work then, there's some hardware problem.
You've got some work to do!"

What parts of this advice did you do already. If nothing, why not?

Kees

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