How to reactivate firewire connection?

  Phyllis 17:19 31 Oct 04
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i have accidentally uninstalled the firewire connection by mistake. all the drivers are still within system folder but i just cannot reactivate the connection. can anyone please shed some light on this subject? much appreciated. system win xp sp2.

phyllis

  Diodorus Siculus 17:51 31 Oct 04

Try removing it via the device manager and rebooting - hopefully Windows will recognise it and reinstall for you.

  Phyllis 21:30 31 Oct 04

i don't even have the firewire in the device manger.

  VoG II 21:31 31 Oct 04

System Restore?

  Phyllis 21:33 31 Oct 04

i rather not system restore because it was months ago before i removed it by accident and i sorted out my networking recently so.........

  stalion 21:41 31 Oct 04

try removing your firewire card from the computer all together and boot without it,shutdown, then re-insert it in the computer and see if windows picks it up as new hardware on boot up

  Phyllis 21:47 31 Oct 04

actually that might work, thanks darling i will try that.

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