Network connector XP driver for laptop

  [DELETED] 19:21 02 Jan 2006

I have just formatted my Daughter,s laptop & reinstalled winxp pro. Everything seems o.k. but when checking device manager,I found yellow exclamation mark against network connector, (no driver) will this stop me from connecting to the internet ? I will be setting it up tomorrow at her apartment which is 200 miles from my home.

Laptop HP Pavilion ZE5300 (DC964a)
pentium 4 2.4 ghs

She is not too worried about networking it to another computer as long as she can get on the internet. could anyone tell me where to get a driver from ? just to get rid of the exclamation mark. Thanks in advance & a Happy New Year to everyone.

  [DELETED] 19:28 02 Jan 2006

Try this link (hope it works!)

click here.

If it doesn't then go to the hp support website and follow the links for the model

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:28 02 Jan 2006

How does she connect?

Dial up modem?
ADSL modem broadband via USB port

Router wireless / cable?

For the later you will need to connect ethernet (network cable to router to set it up.

What type of network card? Everest Home Edition click here will tell download and copy to laptop

  [DELETED] 19:29 02 Jan 2006

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  [DELETED] 19:44 02 Jan 2006

thanks TomG I tried the HP site but didnt have any luck.

Fruit Bat /\0/it will be a Dial up modem connection, I will try
everest home edition later (after blackburn/portsmouth game) i will let you know.
Thank you.

  [DELETED] 22:01 02 Jan 2006

Fruit Bat /\0/\ Is this what I am looking for ?

Harris/Intersil PRISM 2.5 Wireless 802.11b Controller PCI
National Semiconductor DP83815 10/100 Fast Ethernet Adapter PCI

I found a driver for the Harris but it was 802.11g, did not work.

Will I need it to get her on to the internet ?

Thanks Nipsen.

  [DELETED] 23:30 02 Jan 2006

Thanks TomG I eventually got the driver off the HP site. ( You were right )
thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\ (It was the one for a mini pci card (sp23038) still not a lot wiser ! but everything in device manager is now o.k. I will tick as resolved.

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