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My friend reformat his IBM desktop and he use a XP os w/out using the system Recovery Disk. After he reformat, the PC is not rading the LAN Card, and Sound Card. What he need to do to re install that, he try to re install the system recovery disk but still his LAN card is not working. What is the best action that he can make?

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    akhilesh kandhari May 11, 2010

    kindly provide the ibm desktop model number

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The mdl is IBM Netvista X31

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Using another pc, download the driver for the model of LAN card used. Goto the control panel - system - device manager and unistall the card (keep hardware attached to pc) and reboot. Use the downloaded driver to reuninstall. When it gets back online, do the same thing with any other device not working. Be sure to get the drive for the operating system used.

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