Windows at last

debiani386 debiani386 at
Fri Mar 21 02:32:40 UTC 2008

Tony Arnold wrote:
> Karl,
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     Worth less than a penny but I waited for the Windows XP cd-rom 
>> loader to format all 160 GB of the SATA hard drive I got working again. 
>> I unplugged this hard drive so It could not format this too :-)
>>     It came up working but, it could not find the Internet and the 
>> screen was format at far less than This ubuntu. I think windows has big 
>> problems with nVidai too. But my computer can load windows but there can 
>> not be any other thing on the hard drive.
> You will need to load up the Windows drivers for the Nvidia card and
> your ethernet card. There is usually a CD with all the necessary drivers
> that comes with the box, but failing that you will need to download them
> from the manufacturer's web site (the relevant card manufacturer, I mean).
> It's something I like about Ubuntu in that you don't have to do this! It
> just works out of the box!
> Regards,
> Tony.
> P.S., Posting about Windoze on an Ubuntu mailing list is probably not a
> good idea!
btw if you dont have the origional cd, then you can always go to the 
manufacturers site to download the driver


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