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Unidentified devices I have recently reinstalled Win XP SP2 onto a HP COmpaq nc8430 notebook. Two devices appear as unidentified (in the other devices list)and in addition, windows picks up, but cannot initializa the driver for the scsi raid controller as well as the pnp bios extension. All this despite my downloading and installing all the latest drivers for this notebook from the hp website.

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Re: Unidentified devices

Although SP2 is improved, the device drivers can still be used from the original CD to initialize drivers. Insert this CD when prompted to update drivers.

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While running the Win xp, some files make have skipped/not installed which is making the sound not to work. Or maybe you have initially installed a wrong audio driver.

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