Acquiring & installing system drivers - HP Compaq 6710b

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I acquired an HP Compaq 6710b laptop today. I installed Windows XP
Professional, but then found I couldn't connect to my broadband service.
The Service tech help boys advised me that I need to install a bunch of
drivers including a chipsed driver, which would have been supplied on a CD
when the laptop was new.

The laptop's XP Device Manager shows 11 items under "other Devices"
including ethernet controller and network controller which have yellow
question marks with black exclamation marks

I've located the website: ?

...which offers a whole lot of drivers for download. I'm not sure if all
the drivers I need are listed here. I also don't know how to install the
drivers. Is it simply a case of saving the .dll files to windows/system

The broadband help guy also told me that the drivers need to be installed
in a specific order. Where can I find out what the order is?

Many thanks for any help.


Re: Acquiring & installing system drivers - HP Compaq 6710b

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Install the chipset driver and then the graphics...and then it's a
crap shoot! It really doesn't matter.

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