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Reinstalled windows 7, drivers dont work and can't connect to internet

Q: Reinstalled windows 7, drivers dont work and can't connect to internet

I reinstalled Windows 7 last night and when it booted back up the screen resolution has changed, I have several drivers that aren't working and I can't connect to the internet. Any thoughts?

Preferred Solution: Reinstalled windows 7, drivers dont work and can't connect to internet

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Reinstalled windows 7, drivers dont work and can't connect to internet

Reinstalled how? Clean install, factory restore?

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I had the BLUE SCREEN. I wiped out my hard drive, reinstalled WINDOWS XP and drivers. I cannot connect to the internet. What step did I miss?

A:cannot connect to internet after I reinstalled WINDOWS XP and drivers

and welcome to the Forum

Did you install the drivers for your network card?

How do you connect to the internet?

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Dell Vostro 1500.

A few weeks ago, I received a blue screen of death that would not get off my computer. I had the Windows Antivirus Pro Virus that would not go away. I am going to school tomororw and needed this off my computer. So I decided to wipe the hard drive clean with the Dell CDs that came with this purchase. I downloaded Windows XP and some of the drivers. Some of the drivers that i tried to download say they downloaded but then do not come up. Broadcom440x10/100 is saying the network cable is unplugged, I have no idea what that means and internet will not work. What can I do manually to make this work?

A:Reinstalled Windows XP and drivers..internet doesn't work

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don't know if this software or hardware problem.

deleted all partitions, reformatted , reinstalled OS.
dell inspiron 1100, XP sp2, 2.3G, 1GB mem., Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Contro

using cat5 wire to either/or linksys router/cable modem, no internet.
taskbar icon = network connection unplugged. (cable tested on another laptop; it works).

device mgr showed exclamation point on network adapter; installed driver, still no good.
expanded to show hidden, exclamation point on packet scheduler mini port (in network adapters), & serial (?) in non-plug and play drivers.
went to broadcom site, downloaded & installed updated driver, still no good.
updated Bios from A23 to A32.
ran ipconfig/all (see attached)
ran ping; results = ping stats for
packets: sent = 4, recd = 4, lost = 0
appr round trip times:
min = 0ms, max = 0ms, avg = 0ms.

i don't know where to go from here.

hope you can help


A:Solved: reinstalled xp, drivers, sp2; now can't connect to internet

sorry; here are the screenshots


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About a week ago my computer sarting getting the blue screen of death causing my computer to reboot. When logging back into windows (in safe mode or what ever way I could) windows firewal was disabeled and Norton 360 was disabeled as well. After a lot of frustration I was able to load avast antivirus and MalwareBytes Antimalware. I cleaned over 10 viruses from the system but I can't get rid of the one that is attached to the file scvhost.exe inside the windows folder. This file repeatedly trie to connect to the interet and avast blocks it about 20 times a minute. I can use uninstall to try and clean out norton 360 or any software and the internet barely works. Also, windows update refuses to function and fails everytime it trys to install an update. Thank you for your help. Here are my two logs. I am running windows 7 Home edition x64


DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by muzikguy at 15:19:37 on 2012-06-24
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3839.2683 [GMT -7:00]
AV: avast! Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
AV: Norton 360 *Disabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: avast! Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton 360 *Disabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Norton 360 *Disabled* {5BE4D041... Read more

A:Trojan.Agent Infection / keeps trying to connect to internet / certain system functions dont work

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At... Read more

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I recently re installed windows XP on my Dell Dimmension 2400 and now I can't connect to my Charter internet. I reinstalled the driver to my ethernet controller and set up my local area connection, but I still can't access the web. I can use the same connection perfectly on my Mac, so I don't know what the problem is. I can even see the network as connected on my system tray, my computer always acts like I am offline. Please help!

A:Reinstalled Windows and can't connect to the internet.

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So I noticed a while ago that my PC had been running much slower than usual so to resolve the issue i wanted to reinstall windows and start fresh.
I put the Windows XP reinstallation CD into my PC, deleted the partition with my existing windows on and then created a new partition and install Windows XP to that partition. The installation went fine, installed the driver for my Graphics Card and then went on to try and connect to the internet via my ethernet cable that has always been plugged into my PC. However upon trying to connect to the internet i found that i couldn't connect to the internet at all. I tried numerous things and on my "Network Connections" part of the control panel I have 3 things showing up.
1) Under the subheading "Connection Manager" i have "MSN" which is "Unavailable"
2) Under the subheading "Internet Gateway" i have "Internet Connection" which is "Connected"
3) Under the subheading "LAN or High-Speed Internet" i have "Local Area Connection" which is "Connected, Firewalled"

If anyone has any idea how i can get my PC connected to the internet that would be great ( I'm from the UK by the way)

A:Reinstalled Windows XP and can't connect to internet via Ethernet

BEFORE you do a clean reinstall of Windows XP in your computer, you should identify its necessary devices(chipset, graphics, audio, ethernet, wireless, etc.) and obtain the drivers for those devices. You obviously didn't do that.

You should also make sure Windows XP is up-to-date BEFORE you start installing a bunch of programs in your computer.

Have you read my Windows XP install guide in this section?

At this point, we have no description of your computer and what devices are in it. Is it a factory brand one or is it a custom/home made one? If it's a factory brand one, advise what brand name and model name and model number it is. If it's a custom/home made one, advise the brand name and model number of its motherboard or provide the website link to it.


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Yesterday I got my old desktop computer (9-12 y.o.) running again. I checked it out, and everything seemed to be working - including the various internet connections. But then I erased the harddrive and reinstalled the OS succesfully. Nothing went wrong, but now I can't connect to the internet. I spent approx. 10 hours searching the web - including this forum - for a solution, and found many, but none of them seem to be working for me.

It seems like all drivers are properly installed - my network card is a Realtek RTL9138/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC, and since it worked before, it should work now. I installed the drivers with the "Drivers and Utilities" disc that came along, and it should be enough, shouldn't it?

- I also have a ZyXEL Wireless Adapter, which does not seem to be anywhere to find, even though I installed it as well (at least I think I did). The message I get time and time again is: "No network cable connected" (translated from Danish).

If you have any ideas whatsoever, I will be (and I'm not exaggerating) eternally grateful. I am very frustrated indeed.

A:Solved: Reinstalled Windows, now i can't connect to internet

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I have a Toshiba Satellite M45-S169. The computer will not pick up any wireless connection, even though the wireless light on the front of the laptop is turned on. It will also not work when plugged directly into the modem. Under network connections, it does not find any wireless networks available. I'm using the original Windows XP Professional with no service packs. I downloaded the Altheros(sp?) wireless driver off of the toshiba website and installed it, but to no avail. When I goto the Device Manager, under "Other Devices" and all of the subcategories, there is a large yellow question mark next to each. This includes Ethernet Controller, Multimedia Audio Controller, PCI Modem, SM Bus Controller, USB Controller, and Video Controller.
Any ideas here?

A:Reinstalled Windows XP; Internet will not work.

Yellow question marks in Device Manager...indicate that the drivers for those functions need to be installed.You may want to review items on the following page, http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su...amp;x=5&y=7Louis

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I posted earlier for my bf but didn't get a response and now his situation is even worse. Instead of waiting until I got there he rushed into doing everything himself. He had a bad virus, kept him from opening any applications or getting on the internet. Then he started deleting things, which finally stopped his computer from running and would get the error there were missing files. So he got a Wins XP disk from someone else to reinstall windows, again rushed into it, instead of waiting so we could use my laptop to get online and get the proper info on how to reinstall. So to make a long story short, he reinstalled it on his own, lost all his documents, photos, etc. on his computer as well as his drivers. He has no original disks for this computer, and now he can't get on the internet, I guess because that driver is missing too. So my question is, can he use a disk with drivers on it from someone else's computer? Or does he need the one's for his particular computer, which the original owner does not have. Not sure where he should go with this, besides taking it somewhere and having them fix it for several $100.

A:Solved: Reinstalled windows now drivers all gone, no disks, no internet. Please help.

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Hi all,

I am having a huge problem that needs to get fixed asap as I have classes starting tuesday (2 days from now) and I will need my own computer to be back and running so I don't fail miserably in school, so here's my dilemma.

My sister had downloaded a trojan by accident virtumonde.prx like 2 weeks ago and today my computer wouldnt boot to windows at all so I had to reinstall everything, that went all fine and smooth up until the part where I tried to connect to the wireless internet (password protected) here at home.

The big problem is, I try to connect and the password for our router is 15 digits long and when i try to enter a password for the windows xp network for it, it says it can only be 10 digits or 13 digits, hexidecimal and some ascii thing i think.

I don't think it even has sp1 or 2 as its not listed under the add/remove programs section and I do not have a spare usb hard drive or flash drive on hand big enough to download one on another computer to transfer to mine.

Is there anyway that I can connect to my password protected network? maybe I am doing something wrong or maybe I need to have the service packs or something?

Please help me asap as my college classes are starting soon and I am just very stressed out not knowing how I can take my online classes without being online!!

Thanks in advance,


I will be monitoring this thread every few minutes in the hopes that you computer savvy folks can save me!

Thanks again

A:Reinstalled Windows XP Pro and can not connect to wireless router/network/internet

Are you sure you are trying to connect to your router and not another one . . the router should tell the network adaptor what level of protection it is using.

Have you installed the newest driver for the network adaptor?

Right click on My Computer and select properties . . it will tell you the SP level.

You may have to update to SP3 to get wireless networking right:

If you have no service packs, you will have to install SP1a first

You can download SP1 here and install on the other pc:


Then you can go straight to SP3:


( ignore the warnings about being only for network admins )

See if your wireless works ok then

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After having trouble with the Win32 heur or W32.sality virus I lost my patient and Completly reinstalled Windows XP Media center edition...

I had bought my PC from packard bell and had support, cd-backup + instructions and everything registered to packard bell, My PC Was A Packard Bell.
Then later my motherboard got trouble and crashed alot... So I eventually bought a new one.

When my pc got the virus I wanted to use the CD-backup I had taken from the pc before the motherboard was changed and also had the support of packard bell.
But the CD did not boot because "information was not valid" and I couldn't use it to reformat and reinstall my Windows XP MC edition.

So I used my student version of the CD, my other cd that would install windows media center edition and also the key for that cd.
I formated everything and left no partition so that superdangerous-virus would die.

After the installation I have no more internet connection and missing drivers installed. I can't update windows because it requires internet which I don't have on that PC. I also no longer seem to have packard bell support.

How can I get those drivers installed on my pc? I have no clue what about the names :( :( :(

I was really tired when I wrote this, hope you understand.

Every post and advice will be greatly appreciated.

A:[SOLVED] Reinstalled Windows XP - No internet connection + missing installed drivers

go into device manager and write down the details of any red "!" or yellow "?" and go on another computer that has internet and go to the manufature web site and download the drivers for the stuff missing and burn to cd or flash drive and copy them to your computer and install the drivers then setup a network conection.

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Helllo i have Windows xp professional 64 bit os and after installed sp 2 my internet browser dont connect to internet help me ! I can connect to skype..

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU
Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
2.50 GHz, 6.00 GB of RAM
Nvidia Geforce 9800 GT 1 GB

A:Windows xp 64 bit internet dont work


You are being assisted here in Networking Support. Pls. refrain from posting duplicate Thread.


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I have no sound?
My screen is chunky!!
I can't connect to my router??
My device manager shows '?' Unknown Device or PCI Device....

Dose this sound familiar?

Ok here's how your programs are connected to your hardware in a logical sense, this will help you understand the importance of drivers.

Program/Application - Word, Games, Internet Browser.

Operating system (OS) - Windows XP, Vista, 7.

Drivers - Drivers are software that instruct the operating system on how to talk to the hardware

Firmware/BIOS - Pre programmed instructions for hardware, in some cases you may need to 'FLASH' the firmware or bios

Hardware - This is the physical parts of your computer, the chips and wires.

Each stage is necessary to get to the next, if you don't have the drivers installed then the hardware won't work.
If you think some hardware doesnít need drivers because you havenít installed them yourself, YOU ARE WRONG, the drivers are just native to the OS (included in the OS).
It is always important to install drivers for major hardware (VGA, Sound, etc) even if the OS has one, because you will get the best from your hardware this way.

So now I guess you want to know where to find the drivers??

Although there are many, many driver sites and little applications, and online driver detectors; some work, some don't, some are spyware/maul ware.
THE BEST PLACE TO FIND A DRIVER IS THE MANUFACTURER, although some proprietary sites are hard to navigate 99... Read more

A:I just reinstalled my os, now my hardware dosen't work - why drivers are important?

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Here is the message I get !

Error loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetcpl.cpl

The operating system cannot run %1

I have read this is a problem which crops up after a reinstall which I did to try and get IE back after its mysterious disappearance and replacement with the 'no-add ons' IE, while any other information fails to address it properly with a sollution. Can anyone here help?????

A:Windows Update & Internet Explorer (x86) in xp Pro x64 dont work after reinstall

hi, there are a couple of things you can try

1) click start, then run, and type a website such as http://www.google.com

2) go to control panel, click add/remove, click add/remove windows component, make sure ie is check and click next then it will ask to insert xp disk and do so and restart machine afterward.
Make sure only ie is check the rest are unchecked.

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Hey, I reinstalled windows, and of course I dont have the Lenovo programs that were pre-installed before. Pretty much everything is working without them, but the lights on my keyboard dont work now. (For example if I mute speakers, there used to be orange light on the mute button, now there is nothing.) Where do I get the drivers for this?

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please help me! I reinstalled windows XP and now my speakers dont work. they are connected to the computer and they are on, but do i need to reinstall the sound drivers? please tell me simple step by step instructions. HELP ME!!!! i NEED sound!

A:I just reinstalled Windows XP and now my speakers dont make ANY sound they are on too

Yes there should be sound card drivers that came with either the motherboard (on-board sound card) or your pci add-on sound card such as Creative Soundblaster Infinity series. Do you have a pci sound card installed? If so just go to manufacture's website and dl the last drivers.

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Someone re installed windows xp service pack 2 on my friends mums computer now it wont show any network connection or ethernet connection and cant connect to the internet it is running an AMD Atthlon 64 processor 3200, any ideas how tgo get it working ?????

A:Reinstalled XP and now I can't connect to Internet

Are the drivers for your network adapter installed?

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My dad got a new pc, so he gave me his old one. It's a 5 year old Alienware, which gives you an idea how old my pc I'm replacing was!

Anyway, I ran the system recovery software which came with the pc. That reformatted the HD and reinstalled XP. The motherboard is a NVIDIA NForce 2. The network adapter is NVIDIA nForce MCP networking controller....
There is also:
3com 3c920b-emb intergrated fast ethernet controller v
US robotics 56k fax pci
Intel Pro/100 S desktop adapter v

Let me know what other info you need. I've tried downloading and installing most recent nvidia and 3com drivers to no avail.

The LAN shows up in my network connections screen, but says network cable is unplugged. The internet connection works fine, I'm typing this from my old computer using the same connection I'm attempting to use with the new pc.... I'm really at a loss here, help please!!

A:Reinstalled XP - can't connect to internet now...

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i need to download the drivers for a motorolasm56 modem, since i can;t get on the internet with this computer, i will need to download them to another computer and copy?

A:Reinstalled Xp, Can't Connect To The Internet

HiMotorola no longer support modems and have pulled the drivers from their site.Follow this link to learn more and to find out where you can download the drivers.http://www.modemsite.com/56k/sm56.aspOnce you have downloaded the driver, copy it to a memory stick and transfer it to your PC.

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i have an old dell dimension 3000 with none of the original software and i backed up my drivers, formatted and reinstalled xp and now i cant connect to the internet. mostly ive just tried to connect with a usb wireless adapter but i plug the internet into it ethernet style and that didnt work either. i used a program called drivermax to backup and reinstall my drivers but i think that this program is what is causing me grief. i just want my internet back.

A:reinstalled xp cant connect to the internet

For many dell machines, you have to install drivers in a particular order with reboots between some driver installs. Go to support.dell.com and read about the order of driver installs. Read the details at this link.

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Hi, on my main PC I have recently reinstalled XP in order to solve a number of bugs that I couldn't clean up.

It seems to have installed okay but I can no longer connect to the Internet. When I go to network connections the connection 'appears' to be there, but when I look at specific detail such as IP address the windows are blank.

If I right-click on the connection there is an option to repair, but when I try this I get the following message:-

Windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action cannot be completed: Failed to query TCP/IP settings of the connection. Cannot proceed. For assistance, contact the person who manages your network.

I have phoned my ISP but when I couldn't give them an IP address they were unable to help me.

Does anybody know how I can get this connection working again?

Some details:-
Windows XP Home Edition Version 2002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 6.0

Please let me know if any other information would help.

Many thanks!!!

A:Reinstalled XP but can't connect to the internet

Go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In the Device Manager, is there a yellow mark next to the Network Adapter? If so then you need to download the driver from the computer manufacturers support web site. If there are no yellow marks then go to Start/Run and type CMD in the command prompt type ipconfig /release and hit enter, then type ipconfig /flushdns and hit enter. Now type ipconfig /renew you should have a new IP address.

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So I formatted my hard drives and reinstalled windows 7, took all the files I needed on a usb.

upon first start up I installed the motherboard drivers with a disc, but even still no internet connection, I have tried uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling them countless times

Also when I check out device manager my gpu isn't there, it's just a standard VGA

A:Reinstalled win7 and drivers, no internet

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After I reinstalled Win 7 to my laptop I have an X on my internet access icon any suggestions.... Please

A:I Cant connect to internet after I reinstalled Win 7 on my laptop

Look in Device Manager and check if you have Network Adapter(s) with no errors.
Maybe you need the driver for your network adapter(s) ?
See if you have any Unknown devices.
This tutorial will help:
Device Manager - Finding Unknown Devices

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hi I reinstalled my hp pavilion Dv3000 laptop with the windows xp disc and basic drivers from the reboot discs. Now when I start it up, it cant connect to my wireless internet through comcast that I have setup. The internet does work because I currently have a second laptop and two xboxs which connect fine. When I go to network connections its entirely blank. Any help to connect would be appreciated.

A:Reinstalled computer cant connect to the internet

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hi , as in my specs have shown , im using a 1.33 monitor , it uses VGA port only .... my future GPU that will be installed on my PC tomorrow is a Gigabyte GTX 750 ti windforce , there wont be no VGA I/O . so the question is , on my motherboard there is a VGA I/O , after i install the GPU , will it work if i still have my monitor plugged there ? or it must be plugged to the GPU ?

A:Will the GPU work if i dont connect my monitor to it ?

It must be connected to the GPU to function as the on board graphics will be disabled. Is this GPU one your installing yourself? Look in the box it came in there should be an adapter from DVI to VGA in it like the one pictured. If not you will need one or a monitor with dvi on it.

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hi buye a this computer to work but i have problemes to put the hp mobile connect to work can you please help me this is the product part number HP EliteBook 850 G3  T9X36EA#ABU thanks for the help

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hello i heave a nettop mini pc and i have a 7" super sk-8802-a touch screen monitor. when i purhcased it from ebay the seller told me the drivers support windows 7 . i got it and it supports everything below xp and as well as xp. i rather see if i can get it to work rather than sending it back i heard that windows 7 has a xp mode so i can use the programs on windows 7. i found a driver for it from a website called touchkit.com but its a rar file. my thought is can i install the drivers regularly and then swap out the rar files. and help would be great.

A:my touch screen dont work .... bad drivers

If you can't get it to work I would send it back and get your money back. I wouldn't even play around with the guy he misled you and I wouldn't post a good deed done on his reputation. I have seen to many people get taken on Ebay and it ticks me off because I for one have had it done to me. I now by everything brand new from Newegg and or some place I know to be reputable.

Unrar the files to a folder on your desktop and open up device manager and right click on you new touch screen monitor and click update drivers. Then select "Browse My Computer for Driver Software" and then select "Search For Drivers In This Location" and Make sure the subfolders check box is checked and then browse to you folder and click ok then click next. It will either say it is updating the drivers ot that windows has determined that the best driver is already installed. If it says the later then try an Automatic update from windows update. Before you do though go into system in control panel and click the hardware tab and select the setings for "Device Installation Settings" and set it to these setting like below in the screenshot the go back into device manager and automatically update the drivers and it will search windows update as well to see if there are drivers available for your device.

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After several problems with my computer I decided it was best to just start fresh and reinstall windows vista to my dell XPS M1530. reinstalled without difficulty, however unable to connect to the internet. I even found the drivers and utilities disks and tried that, nothing. Its like its not recognizing the wireless WLAN? card thats already installed in the laptop? MAssive headache and tired of these damn things. Wondering if Apple is really better at this crap...virus' and such

A:Reinstalled win Vista. Unable to connect to internet

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how can i find what drivers i need for a generic computer to connect to the internet, pls?  i looked at device manager, and it only shows the !'s with nothing else identifiable.  i used one of those DRP driver downloads to find the currently functioning drivers for video, audio, etc.

A:reinstalled xp on a generic computer, and now it won't connect to internet

Download and run PCI-Z on the computer.  That should give you information about the installed devices.

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I'm not an expert so bear with me, I have re-installed, from manufactured CD, window XP, now I'm getting yellow ?? on device manager like:
Audio device, ethernet controller, video controller.
Since I cannot get on line and don't have a DVD drive on this netbook, with another PC I downloaded from Samsung website chipset, graphics and sound drives and stored them on a CD. My problem is that I cannot open or run those once I connect an external drive to netbook, any advise would be really appreciate and please make it simple, as I said I'm not an expert. Thanks!

A:[SOLVED] Reinstalled window XP but cannot connect to internet

make and model of the PC


My problem is that I cannot open or run those once I connect an external drive to netbook

are they zipped files - what happens when you try to open - can you put them on a USB stick and transfer that way

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hi, i have a home made pc that a friend built. there was a problem with xp so i reinstalled it but now i cant connect to the internet. i know i need to reinstall the network drivers but i am having problems. i do not have a cd to install & hes moved away from the area
the motherboard is P4C800-E DELUXE. i googled it got on the website downloaded what i think are the correct drivers but when i opened the downloaded file there was no network drivers.
when i look in device manager ive only got a 1394 net adaptor.
i remember my friend downloaded another when he fixed it last time
can someone please help me?

A:Reinstalled xp now internet wont work

Using the same method, d/l the drivers for your motherboard from the website.
http://support.asus.com/download/download_item.aspx?product=1&model=P4C800-E Deluxe
The xp drivers should be the third ones down under lan. If you are using a different os, adjust accordingly.

Perhaps the first time the download was not properly completed?

Back in device manager, click the "view" drop-down menus, and select "Show hidden devices".

Now you should be able to both Wireless and Ethernet NIC (if available), right click and select update driver.


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Hey umm this is my first post so not sure how all this works. Ive been hunting around on this site and found some problems like mine but i tried the fixes and none of them worked for me.

INFO u might want:
CyberPower PC
Got virus reinstalled xp with disk
Cant connect to internet
can connect with xbox 360
tried updating my net adapter but doesnt need one
dont have internet disk of any type
when first got the router plugged it in and worked fine
tried turning off everything and plugging it all back in
posting with sister laptop >.<

anything that could be remotely helpful i appreciate a lot since i would like my internet back. Thank you for your time.

A:Reinstalled XP Internet wont work

In the Device Manager. Make sure the Network Adapter is working correctly and does not have a yellow mark (needs driver). Start by plugging in wired, go to Start/Run and type CMD in the command prompt type ipconfig /flushdns hit Enter. Now type ipconfig /release and hit Enter. Now type ipconfig /renew and hit enter. You should be able to connect wired. Now search for wireless connections and click on yours if you are trying to connect wirelessly.

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hi, i have a home made pc that a friend built. there was a problem with xp so i reinstalled it but now i cant connect to the internet. i know i need to reinstall the network drivers but i am having problems. i do not have a cd to install & hes moved away from the area
the motherboard is P4C800-E DELUXE. i googled it got on the website downloaded what i think are the correct drivers but when i opened the downloaded file there was no network drivers.
can someone please help me?

A:reinstalled xp internet wont work

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I have the windows genuine error that many other people have but the fixes suggested don't seem to work on my system. I cloned my SATA drive to a solid state drive could this be the reason?

When I install IATA_ENU.exe it says the system does meet the minimum requirements.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-2QWT6-HCQXJ-9YQTR
Windows Product Key Hash: PVjSC5x6njvqunmbCY3lOD7rYDo=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00007
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {8FBD12D6-3AF9-47D6-BE7A-5E545294428C}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130708-1532
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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A:Error 0x8004xFE21. IRST drivers dont work

Since the IRST drivers 'don't work' we can assume one of two things is the case.

1) your machine is too old for the set of drivers you attempted to install - note that machines of your age ay require the earlier Matrix drivers instead (link later)
2) Your machine doesn't have an Intel chipset. (Yours does)

Here's the link for the latest set of Matrix Drivers, which should install on your machine...



Having said that, ASUS have a more recent set (possibly - according to the file date, at least)

Try each in turn and see if they install.

Then post back with a new MGADiag report.

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Hey, i have the latest graphics card drivers for my Nvidia 6800GT AGP 512mb card. Unfortunately i get weird texture bugs on all games. Here is some screen shots.




Screenshot of dxdiag>display: http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/5013/messup.jpg

My graphics card runs at a normal temp 43c.

I know some old drivers from 2005 ish that work with my card but i cant use them for newer games.

Hope you can help please.

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Today I reinstalled Window 7 Ultimate on my PC.
After the installation was complete, I couldn't get an internet connection.

I tried "Troubleshoot problems" and received this error:
I checked my Device Manager, and this is what I'm seeing:
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Google suggested that I download Intel Chipset and Intel Network Connection LAN Driver:
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After installing the Intel Chipset, my Device Manager becomes this:
But I couldn't install the Intel Network Connection Driver due to this error during installation:
And now I don't know what to do...
By the way, in case you want to know more about my PC:

To summarise, my computer used to be able to connect to internet but now it couldn't because it can't detect my network adapter... Please help me! I beg you...
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Reply to #2 by Dude
Oh thanks! I will now go to the Gigabyte (my motherboard) website to download the drivers!

A:Reinstalled PC cannot detect Network Adapter and connect to Internet.

Fill in your specs using this tool

System specs

Were the drivers you installed from your motherboard site?

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Sup guys, i reinstalled Xp and Now i cant get the internet to work i think its because i dont have drivers.....

Can someone tell me what drivers i need to make the net work.

Regards thanks in advance


A:Solved: Reinstalled internet wont work

Can you tell us the exact make/model of the computer and/or motherboard? Do you have a built-in network adapter or a separate PCI adapter?

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when i logged on to my windows account:
vista reverted to classic theme;
i cant access my documents, My computer, the control panel. i cant go on windows explorer or access any files whatsoever;
there was an error message that said: 'catalyst control center: host application has stopped working.' ;
also there was an error message that 'C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable' (or similar);
google chrome doesnt work: google chrome cannot read or write in its data directory.;
opera doesnt work:" Startup Error:Opera has failed to access or upgrade your profile. This may have occurred because your computer has insufficient resources available or because some files are locked by other applications. You may have to restart your computer before Opera will start again.";
the same thing happens with many other programs.;
i cant seem to do anything that requires admin privileges (i am on an admin account but not the root admin): for example when i click show processes for all users(in the task manager) it doesnt do anything.;
the computer is about slower than usual(logging on took a long time, start menu freezes up a bit, search doesn't work);
to me it seems like a number of files and folders where moved or deleted (like in program files or something).
could this be a virus, or just a buggy or incompatible software(I just installed Miro)?
please help.


A:classic theme; programs dont work; ccc & desktop dont work; slower than usual; etc.

Can you boot your computer in safe mode and access your documents, computer, and control panel?

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I had alot of stuff on one of my computers so i deleted everything and reinstalled vista so i would have a fresh start... now when i finished installing i went to use the wireless and it did not work so i plugged it in and still nothing.... windows says did not detect any networking hardware... i am using another computer i have at the moment so is there anyway i can get updates or something to fix this problem?

A:Reinstalled vista on computer now internet wont work

Have you installed the drivers for the wireless device?

Download them on the computer that has access then use a USB drive or similar to copy them to the computer without access.

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I downloaded these drivers:
Sound: http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/ (High Definition Audio Codecs)
and now my headphones or mic doesnt work. I can right click on my sound thing in the bottom right, and i can see speakers, headphones, and digital output devices. And when i goto properties of the headphones, then advanced, and test the headphones I can hear sound out of them. But thats the only time I they work.

Its like my computer doesnt recognize when I plug them in anymore, and i dont get that little message saying audio device plugged in. So my computer just keeps putting sound out of the speakers even when my headphones are plugged in.

Any help?

A:Headphones dont work after installing Realtek High Definition Drivers

Was there a specific reason for updating your audio drivers? If not, go into device manager, select your audio driver, click the driver tab and choose roll back. Let it reinstall the previous driver, then reboot and give it another shot.

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Hi all,

I re-installed Windows 7 on my Toshiba laptop according to Option 1 of the following link:
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Now my computer shows no programs installed:

Device Manager shows that I am missing key drivers:

I currently cannot connect to the Internet through my laptop, but I've been trying to use a friend's computer and my USB thumb-drive to download and install the correct drivers. However, I haven't been successful.

I tried going to the Toshiba driver download website (Drivers & Software Support | Toshiba) for my laptop (Satellite A665-S6070) and tried to install Intel PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Software and Intel Wireless LAN Driver, but was not successful. Nothing happened during the install or an error was returned.

The I went to the Intel website (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/det...&DwnldID=18713) to try and install a Network Adapter Driver. I get the following error message:

Any help on what is going on? Thanks!!

A:No Drivers after Windows 7 Format - Cannot Connect to Internet

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Looks as if you Clean Install was not to successful ...
I suggest you read the Tutorial below and follow the Steps to get the perfect Clean Install ...
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
If after doing so will be glad to Help you with any missing Drivers ...

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ok so i just got a new computer with 32 bit XP on it and upgraded it to win7 ultimate 64 bit, and i lost my modem drivers. the modem (thomson speedtouch 546(i)v6) didn't come with any CD, and i can't seem to find drivers for it online. any idea how i can fix this?

(internet was working before win7. i have a win7 laptop which i am using right now, any way i can get the drivers off it onto the desktop?)

A:Just installed windows 7, no modem drivers, cannot connect to internet

it turns out the cable was faulty, not the drivers.

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I am having trouble with a custom built windows xp computer. The computer was bringing up the error: Windows cannot start due to the following missing or corrupt file: c:\windows\system32\config\system

Or something along those lines...
So, I have redownloaded windows xp onto the computer but I do not have the disc with the drivers. I cannot connect to the internet using that computer, which is directly connected through an ethernet cable. There is no option for "Network Adaptors" under device manager. But, I cannot seem to find the necessary drivers online to transfer them via usb to the computer.

The motherboard is an MSI CoreCell
AMD Athalon 4000+ Processor
Hitachi Deskstar Hard Drive 250GB
Thank you.

A:Windows XP newly installed, but no drivers & can't connect to internet


You will need to look directly onto the motherboard for the model information in order for us to know what downloads you need for drivers.

Here's some help on how to look up the ID for your board:


Look under this section at the above site > Stability Problems - How to identify your motherboard model and BIOS version

If you locate the model please post it and we can point you to the downloads for your MSI

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I have a Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit AMD E-450 APU with radeon, computer, I put windows on it from a flash stick and it cannot find any network to connect to, I know I'm missing some form of driver but I'm having no luck finding the driver I need any help greatly appricated.

A:Windows cannot connect to internet, need help finding correct drivers

Hi Evdog99, Welcome to SevenForums

What is your computer model? or post your dxdiag info on your next reply.

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