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Is it possible to use on board nic and PCI-e nic at the same time

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Here is the deal.
I have dell optiplex 390 with windows xp.
I have a test machine that i have to have linked to an ethernet port and also have to have ethernet port for internet. The only expansion slot on my pc is PCI-e. I tried using a usb to ethernet adapter but it failed as it only worked for about an hour. I purchased a trendnet TEG-ECTX adapter and was unable to get it to work. When i install the driver software, it says "Do you wan to completely remove the selected application and all of its features?" if i click no it responds "sorry, you must remove REALTEK Gbe & FE Ethernet PCI and PCIe windows nic driver before installing this package.

Someone else tried it by clicking yes to the first question and after installing driver software neither ethernet card works...

system windows xp
i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10 GHZ
3.09 GHz of RAM

If any one has info please help.
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Hi Gnick28
Welcome to Geeks To GO.
Step 1 is to try a system restore.
2.Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore.

3.On the Welcome to System Restore page, click to select the Restore my computer to an earlier time option, and then click Next.

4.On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.
Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.

5.On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
6.Log on to the computer as an Administrator. Then click OK on the System Restore Restoration Complete page.

If you successfully restored your computer to a previous state, and the computer performs as expected, you are finished.

Does this get your network card back to working ok ?
I think your method f networking your computers needs to be modified. We will look at that once we know your network card is working.
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That has nothing to do with what im having issues with. I got my drivers back for my original NIC.It seems like my pcie add in slots doesnt have drivers but have a resource cd so i am going to try and download them and see what happens.
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