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I cant seem to get an internet connection via cable on my hp with windows xp. internet connection works fine on this computer however not on the other comp i set it up to detect internet connection and never dial a connection. Same as this comp however i still cant connect on the hp with xp even tried repair connection and i just instaled new windows xp on system.
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If the computer is connected to the cable modem via a USB port then you need to install a driver for the modem (this is supplied by your cable-modem provider or manufacturer).

However, the best type of connection for net access is by connecting the PC to the modem via an ethernet cable, as this doesn't require a third-party driver. For this to be possible, however, your modem and PC must each have an ethernet port. If the modem has such a port but your comp does not, you can easily add one by installing a network card into a spare PCI slot. Windows XP uses it's own driver for this type of card.
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It connects through ethernet and has been hooked up via cable modem before i just had to install a fresh windows xp after it crashed.
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