reloaded xp home and now i have big problems

  ROB.R 20:29 16 Nov 2007
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I downloaded an original copy of XP home yesterday and decided to install it I formated it OK. I did however notice that it never asked me any internet connction questions as setup normally does.

Now I can't connect to the internet A quick look at device manager shows me that I have a few problems. In 'other devices' it shows the following - ethernet controller, PCI device, SM bus controller, These have question and exclamation marks next to them. Properties shows no information just the location of these devices. my motherboard is micro-star inc
model ms-6758
version 2.00
i have no discs i got the pc made for me and the man that made it does not live there any more.i dont know a lot about pc,s please can you help me

  tullie 20:32 16 Nov 2007

Dont understand how you legally downloaded an "original "copy o XP?

  topdude 20:43 16 Nov 2007

As above, how did you download an original copy of XP ?
Anyway, you will need to download the drivers for your motherboard from the microstar website or from the chipset manufacturer before the devices will work.

  ROB.R 20:45 16 Nov 2007

i ment i put the disc in the cdrom anyway how do i do that ?

  norman47 20:50 16 Nov 2007

The drivers you need are here. click here

  ROB.R 20:56 16 Nov 2007

i am a bit slow but whitch one do i install please please help me
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver Description • Realtek High Definition Audio System Software
• Win2000/WinXP/x64 Ver: 5.10.0.5473(WHQL)
• Vista32/64 Ver: 6.0.1.5473(WHQL)
Update Date 2007-09-27
Your System OS Windows XP/Vista 32/64bit (39407KB)
Realtek Gigabit Ethernet Drivers Description • Win2K/XP/x64 WHQL pass
• Driver version includes the following OS: WinXP 64bit/XP/200/98SE/ME/NT
• Ver : 5.671.0601.2007
Win Vista Ver: 6.194.0607.2007
Update Date 2007-09-03
Your System OS Windows 9X/Me/2000/XP (4771KB)Windows Vista 32/64bit (4122KB)Windows XP 64bit (192KB)
Intel INF Drivers for 945/955/965/975/Q3x/P3x/G3x/X3x Chipsets Description • Support for the Intel 945/955/965/975/Q3x/P3x/G3x/X3x Chipset.
• Supports 2000/XP/XP64/2003 Server/Vista32/Vista64
• Ver : 8.3.0.1011

Update Date 2007-04-23
Your System OS Windows Server 2003 32/64bit (2195KB)Windows XP/Vista 32/64bit (2195KB)


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  norman47 21:07 16 Nov 2007

this for the ethernet click here

this for the chipset click here

and for sound click here

they should be the right ones.

  ROB.R 21:11 16 Nov 2007

i will try them thank you thank you

  ROB.R 21:58 16 Nov 2007

no sorry but i put them onto cd rom and put them on my other pc but they never worked can any body help me

  MCE2K5 22:34 16 Nov 2007

Is your Motherboard,

1: click here

or

2: click here

  HCOOH 23:02 16 Nov 2007

Have you unzipped them before using them?

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