Ifr you have XP with SP3 you are going to have a problem if you are trying to install the Realtek High Definition sound driver.
The problem is the sound driver tries to install a needed file BUT since the SP version is SP3 it thinks the driver is already there so it doesn't install it.
There is a simple work around for the problem but it involves working in the Windows Registry & I've already been reamed by BleepingComputer for posting registry "how to's" .
Apparently BC hasn't discovered the "Last known good configuration" option if a mistake is made in the registry.
For those 2 reasons I no longer post fixes that involve opening the registry.
If the problem is with a Realtec Network [LAN] adapter try downloading the driver here,http://america.giga-byte.com/FileList/Driv...ealtek_8111.exe
Make a new folder in My Documents & save the download to it
After the DL is complete open the folder & double click the icon
Open the new folder that appears
Double click Setup
Follow the prompts to install the driver.
Edited by fairjoeblue, 11 July 2009 - 04:01 PM.
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