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Windows 2000 Pro/reinstall/no Internet Connection?

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Anyone have a thought on this? I was given a windows 2000 professional pc for free but the problem is that when i booted it up i was locked out of add/remove programs & user accounts. All were password protected with admin rights. So i reinstalled the os from a retail copy and had to hunt down drivers and such. I thought all was good untill i tried to connect to the internet ( cat5 to linksys wrt54gs open port ). Worked on connection for hours and gave up.
I was reading MS web pages, now i'm thinking do i need to install SP4 to enable networking? and can i download this on a working pc and copy the sp4 to a flash drive to install it?
The pc in question is a HP COMPAQ D220 MT
Any help!?!?!?
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Do you have all your drivers installed?
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Device manager// question mark on other- drop down pci and eathernet adapters. But i do have a driver installed for the eathernet adapters. I don't remember at the moment ( maybe broadcom ) because i'm at work right now and won't be home untill after 5pm eastern.
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