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Need help updating an Intel Pro/100 VE network connection

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I'd like to update a driver for my desktop.  It's an Intel PRO/100 VE network connection.  When I search on the Intel site by this name they seem to want the part number from inside my XP Home SP 2 desktop.  I'd probably damage myself and my PC if I tried to open up the box.  Is there an easier way to find the correct driver and install it?

Thanks,
Dick_Y
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Hi ryalmokas,

Try looking in Windows Systeminfo
Start->Run->MSINFO32.EXE

Cheers!
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Or you can use Everest from http://www.lavalys.com

What is your motherboard number? Drivers are on Intel site, for example
http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df/Detail_Desc.asp?agr=Y&ProductID=1871&DwnldID=5406
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Hey ryalmokas, download this proggy: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download181.html Aida32 It will help you get the precise details of your computer then you just search for the update with the given specifications you have been given. Hope this Helps!
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FatherErvin:
The driver install you pointed me to worked perfectly.  Thanks.

Gothmog:
The Aida url didn't work for me.  I then did a Google search on Aida32.  I found many, many broken URL's.  This one explained what happened to Aida32, and pointed me to Everest:
http://www.windowsbbs.com/showthread.php?t=29758

Tapkep:
Thanks for the pointer to Everest.  When I saw your comment at first, I didn't realize that Everest is the replacement for Aida32, by the same company.

Thanks to you all for your quick responses.

Regards,
Dick_Y

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