1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Windows NT

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Soxaholic, Jan 31, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Soxaholic

    Soxaholic Banned Thread Starter

    Jan 31, 2007
    Hi, I am trying to access the internet with my windows nt system but it appears I can't. I may have the wrong NIC card but I was told by 3com it was the correct card. May I please get some help with this.

    thank you
  2. Soxaholic

    Soxaholic Banned Thread Starter

    Jan 31, 2007
    Ok, lets try this again please. I am too dumb to figure this on my own. I am not familiar with bing or any other thing. I am trying to set up a dual boot system. I have Nt loaded on a system with no internet acces and want to put win 2000 server on the same system. NT does not accept my NIC card for whatever reason. Can I please get some detailed step by step on help on what I need to do. Please explain it like you would to a 5 year old. I appreciate any help.
  3. Soxaholic

    Soxaholic Banned Thread Starter

    Jan 31, 2007
    ok, I now have a primary partition with NT OS on it. I need to know how to put windows 2000 server to make it a dual boot. Can someone please find it in their hearts to help me out. I am begging here.
  4. Soxaholic

    Soxaholic Banned Thread Starter

    Jan 31, 2007
    Would it be possible to get some help when someone gets a chance please?

    thank you very much
  5. dungeonguard


    Jan 12, 2007
    You know, it is possible that people are unable to diagnose the problem. You shouldn't just beg for help.
  6. Soxaholic

    Soxaholic Banned Thread Starter

    Jan 31, 2007
    If you can't give positive feedback please don't
  7. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

    Apr 4, 2003
    Lets start by chosing which problem you want solved first. I would rather solve the Network card problem first before we go into dual booting.
    I need to know the exact make and model of the network card?
  8. ozrom1e


    May 15, 2006
    Sorry for not getting here sooner but with the actual lack of information here leads to a slight problem. Please answer the following questionnaire and then when more is known we might be able to help some.

    In order to better respond to your question or problem

    We require more detailed and specific information
    And Please fill in the questionnaire or Fill in the
    Computer Specifications in your TSG profile

    Please repost your request with:

    Computer: Brand Name
    Computer: Model Number

    Age of system:

    CPU: Brand, speed

    Ram: Type, amount, speed

    Peripheral devices

    Operating system: Windows 98, 98SE, ME, XP Home, XP Pro, Other, and Service Pack Installed.
    Are you dual booting on this computer?
    If so what operating system is the other boot?
    Name, version #, date of most recent AV signature file

    Vdeo Card: Brand Name, type, speed, Chipset, driver version and date

    Video settings: resolution, advanced settings

    Please state your specific problem and when it started

    Did you change anything, install anything before the problem started?

    List any recently installed software

    List software running in background ie: anti-virus program, mail programs, backup software.

    Any power disruption or incomplete shutdowns

    Failed Scandisk/chkdsk or defrag attempts

    Use of any “tune-up” utilities, registry utilities, system diagnostics, other third party utility software

    Recent downloaded software

    Any new programs or files that have recently appeared in your STARTUP menu or msconfig STARTUP listing

    For Internet problems:

    Modem: Brand name and date of driver

    Type connection: dial-up, cable, sat/DSL, other

    Browser: IE, Netscape, version #

    For Network problems:

    LAN card(s): Brand, # of cards

    Router: Brand name, type

    # machines on network

    Network settings and IP configuration

    This information may be of critical importance in locating and correcting the source of your problem. Please note any additional information or detail about the problem that may be of value in our assessment of the problem.

    Thank you.
  9. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

    Dec 9, 2004
    Windows NT is a pretty old OS that most people simply have never used. Most people also probably don't have an active system in front of them to give you specific step-by-step instructions.

    Is there a specific reason you want to use Windows NT? Windows 2000 should provide all the same functionality unless you're trying to use a very old application that will only run on Windows NT 4.0.
  10. Sponsor

As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/539954

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice