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2nd computer to the internet.

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August 2, 2012 4:01:27 AM

I wanted to connect my 2nd computer to the internet.
i chose connect to domain figuring i can conect to my first cpu.
but i cant go online.

should i re-install win xp ?
it says no network card detected.
but i plugged in the ethernet & cordless mouse (which works fine).
its a home made computer so
thanks!

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August 2, 2012 5:21:57 AM

have you thought about using a router?
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August 2, 2012 5:31:56 AM

I'm using netgear 5 port hub which connects to a router.
I used same set up w/ PS3 with no problems.
i just re-installed winXP workgroup pro & stil cant connect online :( 
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August 2, 2012 5:34:16 AM

does the computer have a IP?
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August 2, 2012 5:39:32 AM

Theres no IP address.
Windows cudnt detect any wired network card on your machine.
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August 2, 2012 5:42:15 AM

is the anything listed under Other Device in the Device Manager?
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August 2, 2012 6:48:39 AM

Gigabyte GA-M55Plus-S3G
?Other devices
? Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus
? Other PCI Bridge Device
? SM Bus Controller
? Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
Network adapters
1394 Net Adapter
download the correct Network card drivers by downloading the Motherboard driver package from
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August 2, 2012 7:15:38 AM

I installed the new drivers & it works now!
Thank you so much! I'm so happy now!!!
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