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Ribbit777

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    Cannot connect to internet on xp
    « on: August 31, 2008, 01:39:36 AM »
    okay i just installed windows xp media edition

    and everything went fine but it wont let me connect to the internet. i put in a new network card and that didnt help either

    anyone know what to do?

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    Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
    « Reply #1 on: August 31, 2008, 01:48:02 AM »

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      i cannot connect to the internet
      « Reply #2 on: August 31, 2008, 01:56:11 AM »
      im running windows xp media center edition service pack 2

      its a pre-made computer, has 488 mb of ram, amd athlon(tm) 64 processor 3800+
      2.41 GHz

      i just put xp onto it.

      i have my ethernet cord plugged into the computer and i cant get online

      nothings showing up in the network connections either

      i put in a whole new ethernet card and it works fine but still no connection

      any ideas of what to do?

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      Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
      « Reply #3 on: August 31, 2008, 02:01:02 AM »
      I went ahead and merged your two topics.  ;)
      Please keep all replies in this thread.

      Anyways, When you plug the ethernet cable into the computer, does it say you're connected?

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        Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
        « Reply #4 on: August 31, 2008, 03:52:38 PM »
        yeah sorry i put it in the wrong section -.-



        and no when i put the cord in nothing happens, it doesn't show a connection.

        it also says i dont have a internet connection wizard ...

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        Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
        « Reply #5 on: August 31, 2008, 05:10:24 PM »
        What kind of install was it? Clean Windows reinstall? If so, what was the reason?
        Did you install motherboard drivers?

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          Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
          « Reply #6 on: August 31, 2008, 06:12:55 PM »
          yeah it was my friends computer and his hard drive was messed up so i put in one of mine from an old computer and just cleared it and put the new xp on it

          but during the set up it kept asking for service pack two... and my xp came with three discs but none of them said service pack two

          i tried all three discs when it asked and it just continued with the set up

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          Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
          « Reply #7 on: August 31, 2008, 06:16:30 PM »
          Did you format that drive, first?

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            Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
            « Reply #8 on: August 31, 2008, 06:22:11 PM »
            yeah it made me

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            Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
            « Reply #9 on: August 31, 2008, 06:24:48 PM »
            What kind of Windows CD is it? Legit? Full version?

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              Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
              « Reply #10 on: August 31, 2008, 06:26:24 PM »
              yeah it's the full version

              its a legit cd bought from a store

              and its the media center edition


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              Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
              « Reply #11 on: August 31, 2008, 06:29:49 PM »
              Is your friend computer Media Center PC?
              If not, your CDs won't work.

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              Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
              « Reply #12 on: August 31, 2008, 06:30:08 PM »
              Where are his CDs?

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                Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
                « Reply #13 on: August 31, 2008, 06:33:04 PM »
                he brought a pre made computer from like wal-mart

                it didnt come with any cd's

                and it worked fine everythings on it except for it wont show an internet connection

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                  Re: Cannot connect to internet on xp
                  « Reply #14 on: August 31, 2008, 06:33:54 PM »
                  and yeah his computer was media center also