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I got this PC from work, a P4 rig. I installed windows and I need a ethernet contoller driver. How do I find a genaric driver so I can get it on line? I know it works , becase Ubuntu has no problems picking it up and using it.
    
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is it a pci card? if it is gives us the serial or part number or who its made by etc...

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It depends if you are using a physical PCI Ethernet/wireless controller, you will need specific drivers, you cannot just pick random ones. If you are just plugging some basic USB Wireless, then you can run Windows wireless zero.
    
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It's the on board ethernet. I just don't know what mobo it is.
    
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Why is it linux can make it work , but XP can't?
    
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Generally go to Microsoft Update and it may dtect it there and provide a driver :http://update.microsoft.com/microsof....aspx?ln=en-us
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