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Old 11-26-2005, 05:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question restore drivers or need too?

i want to format from XP down to windows 2k and i would need my drivers, problem is the computer didnt come with a disk of drivers or anything, how would i get my drivers back after i have formatted?

as u see the name says ima nub.....so i need help before i attempt this

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Old 11-26-2005, 05:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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windows might have most of your drivers when you install the updates but if they dont, just go to the manufactures website and download them. why do you want to go down to 2000?
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cause i don't want sp2
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why not...maybe i can help you with your problems.....
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because it only allows me to be at max 10 sockets
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10 sockets for what? what are you trying to do?
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http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=65989

going back to 2000 seems to be the new trend. do you need this to download more than 10 things at a time?

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=68148

my post. the fourth one down
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