Installed XP and tried to connect DSL but the Ethernet card I think is too old for XP because in "System/Device Manager" there is a yellow exclamation mark. I tried to re-install the drivers but the computer looks for it but does not find the drivers. Therefore, I am assuming that I need to buy an Ethernet card that will work with this computer. I did run XP compatibility test but I do not remember which components were listed as incompatible. Do you know of an Ethernet card that will work in the Presario 5BW284 computer? Do you know of any issues or hardware that needs to be updated after installing XP? Want to add memory so do you know of any memory that works in this computer?
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first purchase ethernet card from computer shop. Then install that ethernet card into PCI slot. Then install ethernet driver which comes with Etherret card. Then connect ethenet cable from dsl to cpu lan card. Then set ip addreses in ethenret card proeprty. then you can connect internet with DSL. Let me know if you need more assistanse. Thanks.
I bet you are using the phone modem that canme in your machine. You need to connect the Network card ( Ethernet Card) and make sure the drivers are working. Find it is System, Hardware, device manager, look for ethernet.
Connection icon and see if the netcard driver is installed.Connect the cat5 cable that was sent to you with the DSL modem box. It chould be a yellow cable... It only fits one way and in a maked plug on the DSL modem and into the network card in the computer. Everything there after should go automatically.
According your problem it seems to be your try to install faulty Network card. So better is check with new good card.another possibility is some time pci slots fail to recognise a hardware, so try it with another pci slots of mother board.According to you onboard network card is dead, means motherboard fails to work when connect to a network,after successfull installation of network card also the possibility of motheboard not allow you to work with new network card ,same situation may arise,i am also managed same problems in several customer place while working as an computer hardware engineer.So try with new network card it may solve your problem
Are you trying to hook up the laptop wirelessly to the pc? because then the pc would need to have a wireless card as well....sounds like I need more info, but if you are trying to do what I think you are, you should just get a wireless router instead, hook the pc tower directly to it via ethernet cable, and then setup the laptop to connect to the router. The router would hook to your dsl or cable router....what service do you have?
take the side of the computer off and look for the model number on your motherboard. you need to know if your using a network card or if its onboard Lan. if everything you need is onboard all you need to do is search your motherboard number on the internet and download the drivers. you need can select what you need, sound, lan etc. your goning to have to use a friends pc so you can download these files. when your Lan is installed go to the microsoft webpage and get the latest updates, that will solve the usb in your device manager
Most desktop computers do not come standard with wireless connectivity, and the 530s is no exception. To connect to the internet, you will need either an ethernet cable to run between the computer and the DSL box, or a wireless card, which can be installed inside your computer, allowing you to access wireless networks.