NIC stopped working after OS upgrade

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DudleyDoRite

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I've got an Onboard NIC SIS 900 pci fast ethernet adapter. It was running fine in windows 98se. I upgraded to winxp professional. The adapter installed fine. and shows its running ok in the device manager. The prob is that the system tray shows the network cable is unplugged. I tried ipconfig and it says media unplugged. Anyone have a clue how to fix this without buying a new NIC? It was working fine in win98se.
 

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thanks for the suggestion. The driver I am using is the internal windows XP driver. dated 2001. The driver at SIS seems to be generic lan driver. Also it is 10.6 megs. I would have to burn it onto a CD to get it installed into the affected computer. Not sure if a generic driver is what I need.
 
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Even SIS's oldest listed driver file is newer than the Win2k one you are looking at, and the oldest one is only 741K....AND Win2k compatible.

sl114.zip v1.14 (741KB) Date:2002-11-14
Supporing products: SiS900 ( detailed list )
Detailed list: SiS635, SiS630S, SiS630ET, SiS630E, SiS630, SiS746, SiS745, SiS740, SiS735, SiS730S, SiSM650, SiS741, SiS648MX, SiS730SE, SiS540, SiS755, SiS746FX, SiS748, SiS655, SiS648FX, SiS760, SiS661FX, SiS655TX, SiS655FX, SiS650GX, SiS755FX, SiSM661FX, SiSM661MX, SiS648, SiS645DX, SiS651, SiS630ST, SiS645, SiS650, SiS961, SiS962, SiS963, SiS964, SiS962L, SiS963L, SiS964L, SiS900, Close
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I put another NIC into the puter to be able to get online, then downloaded the driver you suggested, and it worked, thanks mucho
 
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