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Wont work in xp pro

My ethernet will not work now that i upgraded to xp pro, worked great in 2000. i have no disc's that came with it and i did install the urgent and recomanded drivers for the network after i installed the chipsets..

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If you go to the control panel and into the systems folder into device manager you should see why the adapter did not load a big yellow question mark will show up.  In that case go here after you find the name of the driver to find your one:

http://drivers.myfreewares.com/driverdownload.php

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