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1394 adaptor I have just installed a new hard drive on my old pc, I have installed windows xp professional, and am now trying to install my orange livebox via ethernet, in the network it just says i have a 1394 adaptor and nothing else Do I need to buy an additional adaptor to enable me to use my livebox?

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  • okisdokis Mar 21, 2008

    Hi I just have a load of questions marks on the other devices lexmark, other pci bridge devices, pci device, universal serial bus usb controller,unknown device, video controller. I clicked the pci device and yes the driver is not installed, so i search for the drivers on the web on my daughters laptop found dthe driver and use my flash stick to use on my pc but now my pc doesnt recognise my flash stick im guessing its to do with the universal serial bus controller having a question mark on it a s well. I thought with a windows xp installation it would have all these things on it. anyway any further assistance would be greatly appreciated pleaaaaaaaase

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No you most likely just need to install the drivers for your nic card ... goto the device manager and look under other devices and see if a simple pci networking device is listed .. if it is remove it and run the new hardware wizard .. you will also need to identify the device either physically or by looking up your systems specs ... a useful command line utility is systeminfo in the command prompt ... if it is the driver get it downloaded from you manufacturers site and transferit by cd or stick drive and install it ....

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