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Ethernet Controller Problems

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by compwm, Jul 14, 2007.

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  1. compwm

    compwm Thread Starter

    Jul 14, 2007
    I reinstalled Windows XP Home Edition on a Dell Dimension 4700. Everything worked well except that I can't get it to connect to the Internet. In the device manager, it shows the "other devices" with question marks. After trying a few things, I remembered that a new motherboard was installed on this machine. Does that effect the reinstall? Will I need different drivers from the ones on the CDs that came with the machine?
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

    Sep 10, 2006
    Yes, you need to install the motherboard chipset drivers for the motherboard that is currently installed.
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