> This is paraphrased from a great article at Ars-Technica about installing a new
> motherboard without re-installing Windows, but it applies here...
> From a command prompt start-->Run--> CMD
> Type this text exactly as shown:
> set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
> start devmgmt.msc
> In Device Manager, enable "Show Hidden Devices" and have a look in the various trees.
> You may be surprised at how much stuff is faded or ghosted out.
Yeah, I found that here, on the second page of a google search called 'force plug and play display driver XP Windows':
I tried both approaches, and there was nothing on my system. Of course, the installation is only two days old...
Consider it high comedy....sincere tragedy....whatever...don't take it personally.