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No network drivers :[

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ximpulse, Jan 23, 2010.

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  1. ximpulse

    ximpulse Thread Starter

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    recently did a fresh install of windows XP on my computer. The install went fine, but when i tried to connect to the internet it wouldn't work. I went into network connections and the only thing displayed is 1394 net adapter, not the typical "Local Area Connection". I searched around a bit for network drivers but could find nothing sufficient. I have an AMD athlon 64 6400+ and Asus m2n Sli motherboard.
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  2. dustyjay

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    did you install the motherboard chipset drivers? Everyone of those "?"'s points to something that whose driver is loaded with the Chipset Driver.
     
  3. crjdriver

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    Go to the asus site and input your mb model #. Select xp as the os and it will give you a link to download your chipset driver. This is a unified type driver that has a number of things in it; ie chipset, nic, firewall, sw type drivers, etc.

    FWIW I never install the sw driver or the firewall [sometimes called active armor]

    BTW these drivers are also on your asus support CD that came in the mb box.
     
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