Device manager does not recognize the existence of the NIC in the EL1200. If I plug in a wireless so that I can get the machine on the internet, sometimes it will indicate that a NIC is present but will not access it in the normal way. I believe the NIC is intergrated with the MB. I have downloaded drivers from gateway/emachines. It seems the only drivers provided are for VISTA, however that is what is downloaded when I select XP. I cannot find dedicated XP drivers. I have never experienced a problems like this one! Any/all assistance would be appreciated. This system is to connect to highspeed DSL.