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Old 01-22-2008, 09:22 AM   #1
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Smile How do i enable my default nework adapter?? Wireless instld.

Ok, so i bought a computer off a good friend of mine. Before i bought it he installed a wireless adapter. I just want to use the regular ethernet wires and whatever. He said that i have to go in to the Bios and set up the original Network Adapter. My brother even told me that it would be there in the Bios. I live in Florida now and he is in New York. We tried to figure this thing out over the phone but its not workin. What do i need to do to get this to work with out having to buy a wireless router??

Also, we tried to boot it up with system restore.... not sure if that was wise.... NOW all the comp does is restart itself once it gets to the screen where it tells me "The system was not shut down correctly..." "Please select how you would like to boot up the system" or somethin like that...

First off... how can I set up the Network Adapter??

Second... why was it restarting itself over and over??

Sorry if this is confusing... if you need more info please let me know...

I did write down some stuff to see if that would help...

Pheonix - AwardBIOS v6.00pg???? (BIOS program?)

im running off of windows xp pro ver. 2002 i believe

pentium 4 cpu 3.00GHz
3.00 GHz, 1.00 GB ram

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Old 01-22-2008, 10:17 AM   #2
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As the system is booting up, before the Windows screen is displayed press either the 'Del' key or the 'F2' or maybe the 'F10' key. One can usually download the manual from the manufacturers web site (system and/or motherboard). You could also ask the person you purchased the system from.

For the booting issue, when asked select the 'safe mode' option to boot to.
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