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Operating system The University recently purchased a Samsung Q1 Ultra to help our Trades workers with a mobile work solution. Unfortunatley the University will not allow any VISTA OS computers on the Unversity's network due to security issues. Samsung's literature claims the Ultra will work with XP but they do not supply drivers for XP (DOES THAT SOUND STRANGE TO YOU TOO?) I can insatll XP but do not have drivers for the Ethernet controller(s), SB Bus Contoller or the Video Controller(s). Anyone have any idea where to get these drivers?

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