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Thread: xp hell

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    upgraded to xp and system now says i have no sound card or ethernet controller or multimedia audio controller or raid controller any ideas been at it for the last 8 hours

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    zapjb's Avatar Computer Abuser BT Rep: +3
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    Never upgrade. Clean install is the way.

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    get the latest xp by eth0 and format and clean install...

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    Upgraded from what?

    It also helps if you post your system specs.

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    Sounds like you need to install the chipset drivers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lynx View Post
    Sounds like you need to install the chipset drivers.
    All the drivers, actually.

    No real surprise that a new install needs drivers...how does this qualify as "hell"?
    "I am the one who knocks."- Heisenberg

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    it's hell when you don't have your NIC drivers and can't download them from the net. I'm assuming he posted here from another computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by backlash View Post
    it's hell when you don't have your NIC drivers and can't download them from the net. I'm assuming he posted here from another computer.
    Fair assumption, that.
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    since you have another pc,very simple mah. Just use the pc that you use to post to dl the NIC driver and copy to a floppy or thumb driver and transfer it over lor

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    have you got a sound car?

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