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waynf

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just purchased ACS computer with Windows XP and have several questions. If I use this computer as default, do I have to change my profile. Also upon startup system is telling me that it has detected PNP sound chip. Please advise if I am required to follow instructions. Also there is no installation disk with this computer. Is there a way to connect a printer without it.

Thanks for all help in the past.

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PS: also is it advisable to downgrade from Windows XP to Windows 98SE(only have 64 megs of ram.) System has Pentium x486)
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Why not run Everest Home Edition and post the results here. We can tell a lot about your system from it.
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Could you fill me in on "Everest Home Edition" What it is and where is the source.

Also please note that on Windows XP, Modem is not working. I have several Modems laying around from other computers, but I do not know how to evaluate their K ratings.

Please advise.
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If your modem isn't working you can't download Everst Home, and it's too big for a floppy. You could have just googled for the link, that's what I did.

http://www.snapfiles...et/everest.html

You might want to try a different modem, one that's likely to be recognized by XP, and then download the file and run it.
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Hi waynf...

Go to the Device Manager, expand Modems...your modem should be listed there with ID information...post it here for us. You might also download SysSpec from my signature and post us a log. (it should fit on a floppy)

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Edited by wannabe1, 24 October 2005 - 10:50 PM.

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Re response from wannabe1 dated 24 Oct 24,2005 11:48 PM.

Device Manager lists Modem as follows:

[b]HSP K56FLEX PNP MODEM COM 3

Cannot use SysSpec on Windows XP, encountering difficulty getting Windows XP to read 3 1/2 Floppy from Windows 98SE.

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