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Multiple devices don't work after XP reinstall.

After re-installing Windows XP to clear what looked like virus-related lockups, the following devices have errors in Device Manager: Video Controller, PCI Bridge Device, PCI device, PCI Simple Communications
controller, SM Bus Controller, and two unknown devices. Video responds slowly on the system, and the network adapter does not appear at all.

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    joecoolvette May 11, 2010

    Perhaps it wasn't lockups due to being virus related in the first place. Perhaps it is a hardware issue. In my experience, I have found hardware related problems to mimic software issues. Usual thought is that it's virus related. Three main hardware issues. 1) Computer and power supply are dirty inside. 2) Power supply has a weak voltage power rail. 3) Electrolytic Capacitors are failing, or have failed on the motherboard. Solution for 1) is to use a can of compressed air for computers, {Or more than one}, and clean the inside of the computer out, as well as the power supply. {Computer unplugged from power. You may also have to use Q-tips to dislodge the heavy gunk, then follow with air} Solution to 2) is to test the power supply with a relatively economical power supply tester, or simply use a known good, compatible power supply for a test. Solution to 3) is to visually look for capacitor failure, and either replace the motherboard, (Best solution), or have the capacitors replaced. Should you wish me to elate more about the above three possible solutions, state so in a Comment.

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When you install a operating system, all the hardware drivers must be installed. Such as, chipset, graphics, Ethernet,modem, or what ever hardware you have.

So you need to go to the website of lenovo and download all the drivers
for your operating system, if the pc came with vista, and you put on xp,
they might not offer the drivers for xp, so you will have to look at every piece of hardware and go to there website and get the xp drivers.
This is the best way.

Or you can let windows find them for you.

See where the yellow shields are, click on the + sign and you will see the hardware,

now right click on the hardware and in the little window choose
Update Driver Software, then tell it to search the internet for the driver.

It will walk you through it , each page whan you click next.

Any more questions just post back.

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