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I have a friend who has got 2 pc 1 with vista and a lower spec 1 with xp on now hes vista 1 wouldnt run properly and cant even play battlefield 2. so hes install xp on to the better pc and it a genuine xp and were tryin to connect to the internet though ethernet but wont cos driver arent install cant get them off the back up disk as it would let you get thing seperate. xp is on disk but vista is all we need is the drivers for ethernet so we cant get on net and update the pc is a compaq presario sr5019uk

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Seems there are only vista drivers available officially

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&cc=uk&dlc=en&product=3397528&


We can still solve this problem.

but frist we need to collect the system information
http://majorgeeks.com/download4181.html

Use the everest tool from that link to scan your system.

Id like you to post here everything you get about motherboard and all other devices which drivers are missing.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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