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If you are having problems locating a driver or device problem below is instructions on how to search and update you device driver with windows XP
open Start>Run enter devmgmt.msc>ok
+Expand and Rigth click on the device you are having problems with
and select update driver
allow windows to search online
select>install the softwear automatically
windows will look for the best driver for your device
To reset back to your previas driver
Rigth click the device and select properts
select the driver tab>roll back driver
any faults will be high lited yellow(!)

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