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Internet and Sound Card don't work in dual boot XP


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zrocielz

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Hi everyone,
My HP Pavillion dv2491us computer has a pre-installed Window Vista Home Premium. But I need XP in order run some programs that are not compatible with Vista. Hence, I decided to dual-boot between the two systems and installed XP on a separate partition. XP works fine but I found out that there is no sound and no internet connection.
I went to hp website and install the drivers, but it's still not working. I tried to search for solutions, but I am still clueless :). So I hope I can get some help by posting here.
Here is the screen shot of my device manger.

Thank you very much!

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Edited by zrocielz, 15 November 2008 - 08:06 PM.

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Some of your hardware may be simply not compatible with XP.
If you need XP, it's much easier to use Virtual PC.
I have Compaq with Vista, and I'm running XP (along other OSes), using VMware Workstation (virtual PC), and XP works perfectly fine.
M$ Virtual PC is free.
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