Windows XP (Service Pack 3) Setup

Windows XP Service Pack 3 must be installed before proceeding with these instructions.

If the installation of network components are required during these instructions, it will be necessary to provide the Windows XP CD.

    1. Turn off/disable Wireless network connection
    2. Set Network connection to AUTO DHCP
        1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Network Connections.
          NOTE: If the control panel is using Category View, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
        2. Right click mouse over Local Area Connection and select Properties
        3. Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties button
        4. Verify that Obtain an IP Address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically are selected.
        5. Click OK
    3. Set Network connection speed and stability
        1. In Local Area Connection window, click the Configure button
        2. Continue to Advanced tab
          • If listed : 802.1p Support— Set Value to Disable
          • If listed : Speed | Duplex | Media Type or Flow Control - Set Value to Auto, Auto Detect or Auto Sense OR 10BaseT / 10BaseTx /Half Duplex Twisted Pair
        3. Continue to Power Management tab
        4. Ensure Allow the computer to turn off the device to save power is UNCHECKED
    4. Click OK to save changes made and restart computer