Duel boot, internet

  tomtojo 22:13 02 Jan 07
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I have created a partition, and installed win 2000,
I have XP on the other.
can I use my broadband on the partion.
I have tried inserting the disk for virgin broadband, but get a error message.
Am I asking too much.

Thanks a lot

Tomtojo

  woodchip 22:22 02 Jan 07

BB should work on nearly any OS

  woodchip 22:23 02 Jan 07

We may be able to help if we new the error message

  tomtojo 22:39 02 Jan 07

Error message reads,

setup.ex has generated errors and will be closed by windows. you need to restart program.
an error log is being created.

I keep inserting the disk, but get the same message.

thanks
Tomtojo

  brundle 22:42 02 Jan 07

Have you installed all the service packs and updates for Windows 2000? Most software requires you have Service Pack 4 installed at least.
There is also a 33mb security rollup when SP4 has been installed (which is apparently on the MS site as Service Pack 5 since last month).

  woodchip 22:44 02 Jan 07

If you have your Account user name and passwords you do not need to use the CD. Go in to Control Panel Network Connections and create a new connection with the INFO you have Including ISP name

  tomtojo 22:52 02 Jan 07

Thanks brundle,
Would I have to be on the net using win2000 or could I download using XP, copy dl, then load onto win2000.

I am new to this, so need leading by the hand,

thank again. Tomtojo

  tomtojo 22:58 02 Jan 07

Hi woodchip,

Would that not cancel my Xp bb, or would I have it on both XP and 2000.
can you tell I,m a novice!!!

Thanks
Tomtojo

  woodchip 23:01 02 Jan 07

You can only use one OS at a time, so you have two lots of files.

  tomtojo 23:29 02 Jan 07

thanks for your help woodchip, will try in the morning.
by the way,(woodchip) was my nickname as a kid about 40 years ago!!!

Thanks to brundle also.

  tomtojo 20:38 03 Jan 07

How do I find modem name on pc,

cheers

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