Old Gateway Drivers

I have an old gateway computer and the hard drive failed.  I purchased a new hard disk and installed it.  It installed fine and I was able to install XP and service pack 2 fine.  The problem now is that I cannot find drivers.  I went onto Gateway's web site and entered the serial number from the back of the computer, but apparently they no longer have the drivers available for download.  I was directed to mpc computers web site to download the drivers and when I went to that site, I got a page cannot be diaplayed.  Upon further investigation I found out that mpc computers is out of business.  I do not have an internet connection because I do not have NIC drivers.  How can I find the drivers?  
suzanne2003Asked:
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PUNKYCommented:
What is your laptop model?
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suzanne2003Author Commented:
It is a desktop.  I believe that it is a 300L.  
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
Since it's an older system, the last freeware version of Everest Home Edition should identify the components on the system -- this will provide the information you need to determine which drivers you need.   (You can post the results here and we'll help you)

Download this:  http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4181&file=15&evp=0da1e17dee7b6e8a3cc13fc5b7062019

Save it to a CD or USB flash device; then install it on your Gateway and run it.   Post the results here if you need further help.
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nobusCommented:
>>   I do not have an internet connection because I do not have NIC drivers.  How can I find the drivers?   <<  you use another PC, and download the drivers with it .
then unpack them, and put the drivers on a cd, or usb stick


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suzanne2003Author Commented:
I was able to find all of the drivers I needed with the Everest Software.  The problem that I am having now is that I cannot find a download for the NIC card.  The software says that I have a Intel 82801DB ICH4 - LAN Controller with 82562ET/EZ PHY.  I searched Intels site and didn't find it and when I googled it, I fould a link to the driver, but that page can no longer be displayed.  
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suzanne2003Author Commented:
I finally found it.  Thanks so much.  That Everest software is amazing!!!
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
The Dell Dimension 4550 reportedly uses the same NIC.    No guarantees ... but try this driver:
http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/downloads/en/downloads_splash?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~mode=popup&file=61613
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