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Xp wont connect to internet, and no sound???

by gengar250 / March 13, 2007 1:23 AM PDT

Dell 8100
Ram 1GB
HD 110GB

I upgraded to vista, my printer driver would not work with it and there are no plans for a vista driver for it, so i reinstalled XP.
Now it says there is no ethernet port when clearly there is and i could access the internet from vista and with Linux Ubuntu.

How do i get XP to recognize that port again?

its also doing the same thing for my sound card and sound worked fine on vista and works on Ubuntu?

any ideas?

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Did you install drivers for XP?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 13, 2007 1:37 AM PDT

XP doesn't come with most drivers that we need.


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Xp wont connect to Internet and no sound
by HPJOHN / March 13, 2007 3:42 PM PDT

The drivers you are looking for are on the motherboard drivers disk or on your restore disk.

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