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Screen Resolution & Internet Problems After XP Clean Install

by Wei725 / July 20, 2013 4:07 AM PDT

After a clean XP installation on my ten years old Dell desktop, the screen resolution is very low, 640x480. And I can't change it. More importantly, the internet access doesn't exist either wired or wireless. How to solve those two problems?

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Clarification Request
did you install the drivers ?
by itsdigger / July 20, 2013 4:15 AM PDT

on clean install you need to make sure the device drivers are installed and up to date

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by Wei725 / July 20, 2013 6:09 AM PDT

I have a look at the Dell Dimension Resource CD and don't find any related drives. For the resolution, I guess that I don't need to install the monitor drive which I didn't install for a Windows 7 box without any problem. What is the drive for internet?

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The device drivers
by itsdigger / July 20, 2013 6:42 AM PDT
In reply to: no

I was referring too are for the display adapters and your network adapters.

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