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HP Pavilion dv2214US ethernet

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I have a HP Pavilion dv2214US. It came with Vista preloaded and recently I downgraded to XP Professional. I could get all the drivers to work except the ethernet card. For some reason, XP does not detect the network card and even it is not displayed in the BIOS. Can someone help me out please...

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Go to www.hp.com WEB site, then to their support/download page
Search for the network driver for you model laptop. Download and install the network driver.

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You need to download the equivalent XP drivers for your HP Pavillion.

Here you go:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=228&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=3548343

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If an HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario, delivered with Vista isdowngraded to the XP operating system, HP may not provide drivers.Users are encouraged to search the Microsoft web site for informationon downgrading to XP and locating updated drivers.

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The Service Manual may tell you the chipset of the sound card(but I didn't see it just part numbers). Also, you can run this utility here(look for audio in the output), in the event that you can't figure out the chipset otherwise.

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