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I do have a few problems in my “Device Manager”.
Under “Other Devices”(with question mark): Each of them have a exclamation mark on top of question mark which are;

Ethernet Controller, Multimedia Audio Controller, PCI Simple Communications Controller, SM Bus Controller and Video Controller (VGA Compatible).

I already tried uninstall them and reboot my pc, but it came right back into my Device Manager.

Is there anyone can help me please??

Note: I have been clean out my original XP home edition, but I create the partition with my new XP professional CD recently. Which mean is it happened like that after create the partition.
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Instead of uninstalling the devices, have you let XP update the drivers? Surprised anything works.

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Instead of uninstalling the devices, have you let XP update the drivers?  Surprised anything works.

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I tried let XP CD to update the drivers, but it wouldn’t work. All I have it said

“ ? Ethernet Controller
It is recommended that you connect to the internet so that the wizard can search online and look for the appropriate software.

๏ Yes, connect and search for the software on the internet
๏ No, do not connect to the intenet now

If you know another place where software might be located, click Back and select the Advanced option.”

Which I could not connect to the internet, so I clicked No. Then I got this message:

“Cannot Install this Software

This hardware was not installed because the wizard cannot find the necessary software.

Φ Click Back if you have installation media such as a CD-ROM, or if you know the location of the software.”


I guess CD that I have does not contain update able drivers: (It is XP Professional Service pack I).

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what is the name/make/model of your motherboard. Betting you have an nforce2 chipset (SM Bus Controller is good indicator)
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what is the name/make/model of your motherboard. Betting you have an nforce2 chipset (SM Bus Controller is good indicator)

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I'm Rolling, I forgot my password and re-register with rolling115.

Anyway, Would you tell me what is the mother board looks like?? or what part of my pc should I look at to find out those information?

But I can tell you my pc info:

IBM Think centre MT-M 8199-41U.
It was came with XP home, but I lost that and I got XP pro now.
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gerryf

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download Everest Home

http://www.lavalys.c...p?pid=1&lang=en

unzip it, install it, and then save a report and attach it to your next post
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download Everest Home

http://www.lavalys.c...p?pid=1&lang=en

unzip it, install it, and then save a report and attach it to your next post

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Finally, I fixed my problem with your very kind help!
Thank you very much for it!!

Rolling^^
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glad you're up and running but it sounds like you did all the work yourself
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