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firemedic1620

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Hello friends,

I used Boot and nuke on my Inspiron 6000 notebook which wiped my hard drive clean. I attempted to install windows and now my network, modem, and preety much everything else does not work. Is there a way that I can hook up to my desktop and dowload the drivers I need on my laptop. They are both running XP Home.

Thanks for your time.
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wannabe1

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Hi firemedic1620...

Use your desktop to download the network card drivers for your notebook from the Dell website. Burn them to a cd and use that to install them on the notebook. You can then use the notebook to download the rest of the drivers you need.

Or...download all the drivers you need and burn them all to the same cd...that way you'll have them next time you need them. Then install the drivers on the notebook from the cd.

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firemedic1620

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Thank you for the reply. I have tried doing that but the problem there is that my notebook won't open the files on the disk.
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Did your notebook come with more than one recovery cd? Many times a second or even third cd will contain the drivers for your machine.
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Mine had about 4 recovery disk and only after using all of them did everything work properly again

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No my notebook didn't. I tried to download the drivers again but it said they were not complete.
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I finally got it worked out. Thanks for the help
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