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  1. Some news (not actually good news, still ...) : https://www.win-raid.com/t3802f42-Intel-I-O-drivers-and-Touchpad-in-Windows-Asus-Precision-Touchpad.html The issue with the stupid ELAN touchpad is not confined to the (stupid) Lenovo, ASUS has it as well. Although that issue above has not been solved Fernando (and the other good guys at Win-Raid Forum) seem way ahead of us (or at the very least waaay ahead of me) in the analysis of the problem, so you might want to - after having read the above thread - make a new one over there asking for assistance jaclaz
  2. Can you post a link to the specific ELAN driver you are using? It must be seen how the installer is made, sometimes the installer executable itself contains some commands/Registry settings that are actually needed (or if you prefer, direct installing might anyway lead to *something missing* and fail - in a different way). I'll have a look at the devmanview output and see if I can spot anything jaclaz
  3. At first sight everything looks fine BUT the third and second last images (System devices), it seems like you have some duplications there (but it is absolutely possible that your system actually has that many devices and that it is "normal"). Anyway Device Manager is not the "right" (no offence intended of course) way to list devices when there is this kind of troubles, and seemingly you have not set the "DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES" environment variable, so it is possible that a "phantom" device (or its driver) is involved in the issue. See: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/315539/device-manager-does-not-display-devices-that-are-not-connected and: https://www.raymond.cc/blog/uninstall-hidden-devices-calling-ghostbuster/ You should IMHO try to re-install (if needed) the AMD and the ELAN drivers (in order to recreate the Code 12 situation), then get the nice Nirsoft DevManView, open it, check in Options that "Show non-plug-n-play devices" is selected, refresh (if needed) then select all devices and File->Save selected items to a tab-delimited text file. Then attach this text file, any willing helping member will be able to load the file in *any* spreadsheet program and order/filter/whatever the results easily. Even if this: https://superuser.com/questions/119236/this-device-cannot-find-enough-free-resources-that-it-can-use-code-12 is seemingly related to different hardware, the "root issue" of a conflict or race condition might be the same or similar. jaclaz
  4. Reading the given thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-1xx-3xx-5xx-7xx/Ideapad-320-touchpad-not-working/td-p/3771756 it seems like that machine can have both a AMD or an Intel processor/motherboard/chipset and that the drivers provided only work on the Intel version and not on the AMD version? But the post on the page nitroshift provided a link to seems poorly worded, there are three items listed on the post: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-1xx-3xx-5xx-7xx/Ideapad-320-touchpad-not-working/m-p/3890012/highlight/true#M50519 You could try the first one (the AMD drivers) AND NOT the last one (which is seemingly Intel only). Maybe there is a conflict right now (because you attempted to install both)? Code 12 should mean that the same resources are used by more than one device. See (only loosely connected, it seems like it is the opposite situation) here: https://www.jodybruchon.com/2012/03/15/code-12-on-windows-7-the-device-cannot-find-enough-free-resources/ jaclaz
  5. Yes, a good IDE is not that much slower than a SATA with "normal" HDD's, of course SSD is another matter. The USB fastish transfer could be probably for another reason, seemingly USB transfer for FAT 16/32 was dumbed down after 2000 (NTFS should be however faster than 2K) JFYI: https://msfn.org/board/topic/125116-fat16-vs-fat32-vs-ntfs-speed-on-usb-stick/ jaclaz
  6. Read this (and links within): https://msfn.org/board/topic/161886-how-best-to-clone-the-c-hdd-w98fe/ Basically: http://www.xxcopy.com/index.htm or: http://www.partition-saving.com/ jaclaz
  7. Not what you asked, but you may try (if you can make an image/backup/etc,) to change the mode post-setup. For XP it is/was possible so the same should be possible on 2000. JFYI: https://msfn.org/board/topic/120444-how-to-install-windows-from-usb-winsetupfromusb-with-gui/?page=40&tab=comments#comment-884409 http://reboot.pro/topic/11729-how-to-load-sata-drivers-to-offline-windows-xp-system/ It is possible that for *some* reasons the "right" driver cannot be integrated/started/whatever in the setup. You could also try (if you want to rinstall) with a (fake/virtual) F6 floppy (via grub4dos), again tested on XP but should work on 2K as well: https://msfn.org/board/topic/154071-f6-without-a-floppy-drive/ jaclaz
  8. Yes, but 2 GB is "queer". Personally I would rather try first to install a XP SP1 and see what amount of RAM it actually sees (with /PAE switch) before going down the path of these kernel patches[1]. Only for the record the PAE access limitation was introduced (arbitrarily) with XP SP2, but there may be other reasons (usually BIOS related) that prevent anyway to see only part of the RAM installed. jaclaz [1] Which - all of them - have been reported as being generally speaking NOT stable, and since the actual (official) reason for the limitation to RAM access with XP SP2: https://web.archive.org/web/20061123232102/http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888137 was to remove compatibility problems with third party drivers, I wouldn't want a non-stable, experimental, patch on a system on which drivers are already not functioning or are however hacked/parched/adpated and not fully tested.
  9. Well, I doubt that administrators and lawyers are yet ready for this, your screenshot may be of some GUI Linux runnning in the Linux Subsystem running on Windows 10, sadly . jaclaz
  10. Yep, that's it. Maybe then they are not the "right" drivers. Please try again as in the post https://msfn.org/board/topic/178354-win-7-no-usb-drivers/ But click on the tab "Details" to get the PCI\VEN & DEV. This madness usually happens when there is a (bad/wrong/whatever) driver included in the OS that "prevails" on the new one, but shouldn't happen in your case because you are in Code 28, i.e. no drivers installed. You can still try with pnputil: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/devtest/pnputil-command-syntax https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/devtest/pnputil-examples but before that let's check the actual PCI\VEN & DEV of the "unknown device" jaclaz
  11. Good , though if you can it would be useful to compare those to your friend's ones. The Mass Storage devices seem to me like not relevant (even if the may be part of the mess). What happens if you delete the devices and lt after reboot Windows 7 find them? Or try forcing the instal of these (x86/x64): http://driverpacks.net/catalog-drivers/device_id/hwid-PCI\VEN_8086%26DEV_1E2D?os=windows-7-x86 http://driverpacks.net/catalog-drivers/device_id/hwid-PCI\VEN_8086%26DEV_1E2D?os=windows-7-x64 jaclaz
  12. Hmmm. Try removing all USB related devices (those with the exclamation mark), reboot and see what happens. Along the lines of: http://farmtek.net/win7_driver_fix.htm Check also hidden devices, *like* here: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/165554-usb-driver-general-fix-problems.html Personally I would use devcon, instructions here: https://www.robvanderwoude.com/devcon.php actual freely redistributable file (recompiled from the orignal MS source) here: to list all USB related drivers: DEVCON DriverFiles =USB and to list all devices: DEVCON Findall =USB saving the lists to .txt files and compare them against the same files on your friend's system. jaclaz
  13. Not that Gnome classic is in any way pleasant to the eye. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder still, after all these years, I still cringe at the general ugliness and clumsyness of *most* Gnome desktops (*any* version) looks, IMHO KDE is way better. Anyway, most probably the best candidate for an XP->Linux transition is -still IMHO - Zorin OS (Gnome based): https://zorinos.com/ or Netrunner (KDE based): https://www.netrunner.com/ jaclaz
  14. Windows 7 does not have "built-in" USB 3.0 drivers. Depending on the actual chipset they may (or may not) exist for your machine/chipset. In your case you seem like lucky, Looky here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/hk/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x230/downloads/ds034760 jaclaz
  15. See: https://msfn.org/board/topic/176224-wpa2-works-in-windows-2000/ https://msfn.org/board/topic/173922-need-a-wireless-client-for-windows-2000/ https://msfn.org/board/topic/175965-windows-2000-wireless/ https://msfn.org/board/topic/175486-wpa2-for-windows-9x/ jaclaz
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