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jl101775

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Hi, I just reformatted a dell desktop with windows xp. I installed all drivers in the order dells website said to. now i am trying to go to windows update to update the system and it will not connect to the windows update page. it will connect to yahoo. but it takes a while. it is connected to the router with a cable. i have 3 other computers wirelessly connected to the router and they connect to the internet just fine. any ideas?
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I had the same problem recently. I reformated my wife's Dell Dimension and updated all the drivers via the drivers CD that came with it I then made sure I had the latest drivers from the web site, and I could not get the microsoft update site to come up properly. I did not find a way to fix it yet, and I have set it asside (I took apart the hard drive cause I found there was a bunch of errors on it.) I'd like to find out how to fix it to for when I get a new HDD for it.

[EDIT] Spell check. :)

Edited by Oreo Collas, 05 April 2009 - 09:46 AM.

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well i just installed a wireless pci adapter and its works fine. maybe the ethernet card is bad? don't know if that was it or not but, we are now updated!
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Maybe your drivers were bad. Try uninstalling and reinstalling drivers?
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