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Instal network driver without internet access

By jbobwraith ·
I re-instaled XP Pro because of a crash but now I have no network access.
How do I instal ethernet and wireless drivers without internet acces

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You obviously have Internet access to post this question.

by Ron K. In reply to Instal network driver wit ...

Download the drivers to some sort of media, a CD, a USB flash drive or external drive. Copy the drivers to your computer and install them.

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Sorry. What I meant was I have no access on the laptop in question

by jbobwraith In reply to You obviously have Intern ...

I have downloaded to flash drive and transfered to laptop desktop. There is no setup or instal icon. How do I instal?

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Specify hardware

by guaitaku In reply to Sorry. What I meant was I ...

It depens, sometimes the drivers have to be installed trough the Hardware manager (.ini file in the drivers folder).

List the files.

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Answer here...

by SmartAceW0LF In reply to Instal network driver wit ...

Go to System applet in Control Panel, click Hardware tab, then Device Manager. Find the network controller, doubleclick, choose update driver, then point the wizard to the folder on your desktop for update.

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No network drivers

by jbobwraith In reply to Answer here...

I have tried that but when I point to the file on desktop the OK stays greyed out so I can't select the file

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Is it a zip or other compressed file?

by seanferd In reply to No network drivers

You'll need to extract the contents first.

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Is it a zip or other compressed file?

by jbobwraith In reply to Is it a zip or other comp ...

The zip file was the problem. Everything up and running now and my granddaughter is back on line.
Thank you all for your help.

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Your computer should have came with a driver disk...

Locate you driver disk for your computer and install the drivers from there.
If not, go on line with another computer and download your drivers for your computer.

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