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Intalling a new hardrive


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littlecheda

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I would like to install a new hard drive, I've started the process and, everything works so far . . . . . but I can't connect to the Internet. I know need the Network Adapter, but how can I install an adapter from the internet when I can't even log on. I connect through a Starband Skyedge Modem. I am a computer illiterate. Please help. :)
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but I can't connect to the Internet

You are connected since you started this topic. :)
How did installing a new hd not make your internet not work unless you replaced the main drive.
Was there a problem with the original drive?
We can help but need to know some system specs.
Is this a name brand system and if so what is the make and model number?
If custom built what motherboard make and model?
Is internet network connection built onboard or is it a add on card?
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Did you install the hard drive as the main drive in the computer? and then install a OS on it?

Did you use a full install CD or a recovery CD.

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littlecheda

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I installed the OS from disks that came with the computer. I am thinking I need to install a Network Adapter, but am unable to without being able to log onto the Internet with that computer. Is there another way?
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Is internet network connection built onboard or is it a add on card? In view of your last post 4
Reshaffer61 asked you the relevant question in his post
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Is your system a name brand system and if so what is the make and model?
This would help for us to find the original drivers for the system.
If it is a custom built then we need to know the motherboard make and model.
If the network card is a add on card then we need to know what the make and model of it is.
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