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No Wired connection recognized

I have attempted to downgrade this computer from Vista to XP. Now that I have, I am noticing alot of stuff is missing.

My main issue is that in my network connections, I only have a 1394 Connection (firewire) and a wireless connection shown.

The computer is connected to an active Cat5 line into the nic port.

I suppose I don't have the right chipset driver?

calinjway@gmail.com

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  • calinjway May 25, 2008

    I actually fixed it.

    On the HP driver website for the dv9000 there is a tab for networking(wireless), and then one for the nVidia chipset and networking

    I was just looking under the wrong driver page for what I needed.


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If you could run everesthome
when you open everesthome, click on network, click on windows network, both the wired and wireless should be listed and ID'd.
if you select the top which should be the wired one on the page that is displayed at the bottom should be a link for drivers.
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Posted on May 25, 2008

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williams May 25, 2008

    you do realize there is an extended warranty available for your laptop as there are multiple problems on a few HP and Compaq laptops.

    See if yours is listed


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