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Old hp pavilion ez5200

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by nitevix, Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. nitevix

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    My grandfather left us an old laptop. Its a hp pavilion ez5200 and it has windows xp. How can I wipe it clean and put on Windows Vista and how do I connect it to the internet two ways: one wirelessly, and by connecting it to another laptop using an ethernet cord?
     
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    hiya,1st you should run the upgrade advisor to see if it will run vista,2nd why would you want to connect via ethernet to another laptop?
     
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    i wanted to run internet that way because I was trying to figure out how to get internet on the old laptop without buying a usb internet adapter.
     
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    easier to plug the ethernet cable into router,
     
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    thank you! i didn't think of that!
     
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    Also check to see if theres even vista drivers for it if not then xp will possibly be your only option.
     
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    is there anyway you could give me steps on how to do all of that and also it keeps on asking me to debug internet sites when i try to use internet explorer
     
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    or is you know a way i could sell it for parts
     
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