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I recently installed Windows Server 2003 R2 (64) on a DL360 G6 without using the SmartStart CD (it didn't like the MSDN media). But when I attempted to install the network drivers post-install using the packages from the HP website, I wasn't successful. Though I selected the correct package, the installer reported I did not have the necessary hardware configuration. Has anyone had a similar experience?


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Have you tried the Smart Update manger that is part of the Smart Start CD? I have found running hpsum.exe that is in the latest Support Pack will often address problem drivers. Seems there is some part that a manual install misses. Has solved problem NIC drivers a number of times for me DL360 Support Pack 64Bit

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Thanks, it worked. Still not sure what was wrong with the individual packages I downloaded from – brianjd May 13 '10 at 18:57
It remaians one of lifes little mysteries. :-) I know there is a management piece or monitor that the card wants first but the Support Pack usually finds whatever is needed. – Dave M May 13 '10 at 19:00

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