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Initially, you have to determine what OS and/or version of Windows the laptop used before. This could be determined by looking underneath the laptop. Often, there would be a sticker indicating the Windows version as well the the key numbers. Thereafter, you can borrow an OEM Windows CD installer (same version as shown in the sticker). Upon installation and when required, enter the keys that were indicated in the same sticker. Thereafter, it's a matter of hooking the laptop to the internet via the Ethernet port and going to the laptop's manufacturer's website and download appropriate drivers. In the event that even the drivers for the Ethernet port were not installed automatically by Windows, you need therefore to use a 2nd PC and download the network adapter drivers, copy them to a flashdrive and transfer to your PC.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
1.Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.
2.On the General tab, click Launch System Restore.
3.Select Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next.
4.Calendar dates in bold are possible restore points. Click the most recent one to view system restore information.
5.Select a system checkpoint or an installation restore point, and then click Next.
6.Close all other programs.
7.To start the system restore, click Next.
8.Your computer restarts.
Repeat steps 1 through 8 until you fix your configuration issue.
hope this helps
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