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Vista to XP Pro, looking for drivers

I purchased a new Copaq Presario SR5010NX Product Number RZ537AA. It had windows vista home basic on it, so I reformatted the HDD and installed our corporate XP pro on it. However, I did not get the drivers off the hard drive first, and now I cannot even get the NIC to work to find the right updated drivers. I am looking online and coming up with drivers for 2000 for the NIC and audio and video for XP, but none of them seen to work.

When I check HP, I get this page

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?product=3377251&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us 

which actually gives me drivers for Vista, but nothing that will get the NIC working (that I can tell) and I'm not sure if these are even compatible with XP.

According to my device manager, I am having issues with: Ethernet Controller, PCI Device, PCI Simple Communications Controller, SM Bus Controller, Video Controller (VGA Compatible).

Here is my motherboard: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00910113&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3377251&dlc=en&lang=en

I need this up and running ASAP, any help would be great!
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Download Everest Home Edition
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html

It will tell you about the brand and model of all your hardware devices, and for most of them, will tell you where to get the requried drivers too :)
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rindiCommented:
First try to get the chipset driver, which seems to be the intel 945gc. It is possible that then you'll be able to get the LAN working.

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=2115&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&lang=eng&strOSs=44&submit=Go%21
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TTCLIVEAuthor Commented:
Okay, I downloaded Everest (the resource links go nowhere, they take me to intel, but the pages don't exist, so I end up searching anyway) it did tell me I am using an Intel® 945G Express Chipset found here:

http://www.intel.com/products/chipsets/945G/tools.htm#ddbios

I downloaded the Chipset: Intel® Chipset Software Installation Utility for Intel® Desktop Boards and ran that. It fixed the SM Bus Controller, but I am still showing problems with Ethernet Controller, PCI Device, PCI Simple Communications Controller, Video Controller (VGA Compatible).

I tried the Network Adapter Drivers for Windows* 2000, Windows* XP and Windows Server* 2003 download, but it tells me that there are no Intel Network Adapters attached to the system.
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rindiCommented:
On the site I posted there are a whole lot of drivers, including a "Graphics Media Accelerator Driver". Try that. Also check the others on that site.
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rindiCommented:
After having installed the chipset driver everest might be able to give you better results for the other drivers you need. The Lan chip seems to be a realtek 8201e chip, but for that I couldn't find a driver either on the realtek site, only datasheets etc. You might be able to find something with googling, or you can try realtek drivers for older NIC's.
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TTCLIVEAuthor Commented:
I actually just finished installing the "Graphics Media Accelerator Driver". It's working fine now, still no-go on the network adapters, I've tried a couple different ones with the same results "Cannot install drivers. No Intel(r) PRO Adapters are present in this computer."
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TTCLIVEAuthor Commented:
rindi,
How do you know it's a realtek 8201e chip? The Everest program cannot even identify it, it just says PC Device: Ethernet Controller [NoDB].
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TTCLIVEAuthor Commented:
Thanks, boy that was a stupid question!! I found a download for the PCI Realtek RTL8201E 10/100Mbps here:

http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherboard/Driver_DownloadFile.aspx?FileType=Driver&FileID=2701

I am going to try this and see if it works.
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TTCLIVEAuthor Commented:
Well that one didn't work, I'm going to keep looking.
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rindiCommented:
Your Welcome
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rindiCommented:
Then it looks like a typo with the NIC being an 8102 and not an 8201!
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