'Found New Hardware' Wizard not searching internet

  aalindo 18:15 15 Apr 2007
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I have several bits of new hardware connected to my pc via USB. When i connect each one, the 'Found New Hardware' Wizard pops up. It asks if i want to install the hardware, i say yes and it asks me whether it should search my system for the installation software of if i want to browse for it. Neither of these options is any good, as i dont (and never have had) the installation CD. However, i'm sure that when i have connect things in the past, windows just goes away and looks for the installation software on the internet. This isnt happening and i cant see anything in control panel to make it do it. Im using Windows XP SP2. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

  ICF 19:11 15 Apr 2007

Model numbers of hardware?

  ArrGee 19:11 15 Apr 2007
  aalindo 19:42 15 Apr 2007

Sorry, no model numbers, am at a different house now. To be honest, there must be a generic issue, as there is a printer, scanner, usb 4 port hub and a webcam all connected but not installing automatically.

  ArrGee 19:59 15 Apr 2007

Did you read the link I posted?

  aalindo 20:03 15 Apr 2007

yeah, thanks, i've made a print-out to take home with me.

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