i cant connect to the internet

Compaq / Sr1710nx
May 12, 2009 at 23:53:42
Specs: Windows Xp
i was helping my friend make her computer go
faster so i took a shortcut and reformatted the
computer to get rid of any viruses she might
have had. now the computer doesnt connect at
all even tho the speed increased 10 fold. how
do i connect this old xp

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#1
May 13, 2009 at 01:21:55
have you tried on making a new connection with the coonection wizard? Also have installed the Ethernet card driver?

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#2
May 13, 2009 at 01:38:25
"...i took a shortcut and reformatted the computer to get rid..."

... is the recovery partition still there?

HP PC System Recovery

... have you installed the Lan driver

Compaq Presario SR1710NX Desktop PC

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... insert XP CD

... from cd menu click "install optional windows components"

... [OR go to control panel add/remove programs add/remove windows components]

... check "networking services" [also double click it]

... check "internet gateway device discovery and control client"

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#3
May 13, 2009 at 01:52:56
I tried installing the driver but i dont quiet know how to install it
from the manager like it asks


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#4
May 13, 2009 at 02:06:53
I also checked threw the drivers to make sure their working
correctly. all are working correctly except the 'serial' driver.
any ideas what it is? how to fix?

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