IT was a simple lan driver issue stopping my connection to the internet. i downloaded from another computer (from the gigabye website) for XP and now i type this message via windows server 2003
BTW this is the 32 bit version.
I did the SP 2 and updates etc etc.
I tried to install the HD 5770 graphic card driver from the amd site, the catylist suite for XP. It didnt work and my computer crashed while during the installation.
I then tried to install just the driver and the same thing happened...CRASH FAIL.
I then tried to install my Xonar D2X sound card drivers for XP and it Crashed with a
Do you possibly have a copy of 'plain old' Xp laying around that you can load in, just to diagnose? So far as I'm aware, 2003 has an Xp 'core', so the drivers should work - wondering if they'll install & work in Xp - would kind of 'seperate' whether it's hardware or software... Are you sure your copy of 2003 is OK? If you'd like, PM me, I can likely figure out how to get you an .iso to make a 'fresh' installer?