Don't you have any friends/relatives/associates/whatever who can download it for you and put it on CD or memory stick? If not, you could try using a download accelerator (which have a resume option in case the connection fails). This page lists some of those. I used to use Download Accelerator Plus, but Free Download Manager also seems quite good.
hi i got someone to put it on a disc for me but it does not work when i try to install at first it says setup did not find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating system set-up will now exit
and then it says
Setup was unable to complete the installlation, try to set up your display adapter with a standard VGA driver belt running, what does this mean ? thanks Amie
It means you have to install a standard non-card-specific driver. You can do this by:
- Going to the Control Panel and selecting "Display" (or right-clicking your Desktop and selecting "Properties"). - Head over to the last tab ("Settings") and click "Advanced". - Select the second tab ("Adapter"). - Again select the second tab ("Driver") in the new screen. - Click "Update Driver". - In the Wizard, select "No, not this time" and click "Next". - Select "Install from a list..." and again click "Next". - Select "Don't search, I will..." and again click "Next". - Uncheck "Show compatible hardware". - Click through the Manufacturer's list until you find the Model named "Standard VGA driver" or "Generic VGA driver". If it's not in the list, you might want to browse the Windows CD-rom. - Select the Model (driver) and click "Next", "Yes", "Continue anyway" and "OK" until the installation is completed. - Restart your computer and try installing the appropriate drivers again.
Right click Start click explore then scroll down on the left panel and find your CD/DVD drive. It's usally Drive D if you have only 1 Hard drive. Btw don't feel stupid, all of us probably had to ask a question about windows too.
That's the common way to browse for drivers. To search directly from the Hardware Update Wizard, click "Have Disk" in the "Select the device driver..." screen. Click "Browse" in the next screen and look for the correct *.inf file. I'm sorry I can't be more specific, but I don't have the Windows CD at my disposal at this moment. I'll update this post as soon as I have. In the meantime you can try opening several *.inf files (select a file and click "Open", followed by "OK"). This is harmless as long as you don't click "Next" in the Hardware Update Wizard. Remember: you're looking for the "Standard VGA driver" or "Generic VGA driver"!