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Just formatted; having internet trouble

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April 25, 2012 1:36:40 AM

I just formatted my hard drive to get rid of a nasty virus I'm having problems. I have no Internet connection and I cant even get windows to recognize my network adapter. I think it has something to do with my drivers. I use 7.
April 25, 2012 5:45:10 AM

is the network card listed under Other Devices in the Device Manager?
April 25, 2012 6:38:34 PM

There are only three things listed under Other devices : Ethernet controller, USB Controller and Unknown Device
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April 25, 2012 6:50:59 PM

the ethernet controller is your network card and it need drivers

what kind of a computer is it?
April 25, 2012 7:15:35 PM

Can you be more specific? It is difficult to write long posts on a tablet.
April 25, 2012 7:21:39 PM

list the make and model of the computer (if it is a brand name computer), or motherboard model (if you build the computer yourself)
April 25, 2012 7:33:00 PM

It is a ASUS motherboard model M4A77TD
April 25, 2012 8:25:13 PM

It is a ASUS motherboard model M4A77TD
April 25, 2012 8:27:56 PM

The website lists 52 different files. Which ones do I download?
April 25, 2012 8:38:23 PM

Well your website reminded me that I have a disk for my motherboard and that seemed to work. Thank you for your help. Now I'm gonna have to fix a load of other problems
April 25, 2012 8:43:21 PM

these are the only three files you really need.

I would start with the LAN driver and install it. After that you should be able to connect to the internet with the computer and download the reset of the drivers.






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you will also have to find the drivers for your video card. For those visit the video card manufacturer or video chip maker (Nvidia or ATI) website.