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Missing drivers! (Can't find them) Weird startup isssues


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#1 CarbonX

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Posted 15 February 2009 - 08:31 AM

Yesterday i re-installed XP Home SP2 from the disk and now i have Windows XP with missing drivers

The missing drivers are:

- Ethernet controller
- PCI communications thingy

And on computer startup i have no programs except the defaults, and a very old version of windows media player, on startup i also have a weird screen that is titled as 'OEM reset' with an option to shutdown, do an audit boot and build an RIS deployment image.. why have i got that?

I need to get the Ethernet controller asap and i cannot connect to the internet through my PC.

The PC is an old eMachines e4024, 2.9ghz intel pentium 4 with 512mb ram.

eMachines support is rubbish, they hardly give anything, that's why im posting here..


My ethernet controller is a Intel pro 10/100, thats as far as i have got to finding out what the controller is, everest did not tell me anything about an ethernet controller.. but i know it is manufactered by Intel, on intel's website they have a list of driver downloads for many ethernet controllers but im posting here cause i cant find my model.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 15 February 2009 - 10:06 AM

Hi :thumbsup:.

<<Yesterday i re-installed XP Home SP2 from the disk and now i have Windows XP with missing drivers>>

What disk might that be? Is it a MS XP install CD?

Is it a CD provided by eMachines for restoring your system?

Did you have a drivers CD for your system? If so, did you run it?

Did you delete everything on the C: partition and attempt a clean install...or did you attempt to do a repair install of your existing XP?

FWIW: Drivers for E4024 desktop, http://downloads.emachines.com/emdriver.html?model=E4024

Louis

Edited by hamluis, 15 February 2009 - 10:20 AM.





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