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Installing and Uninstalling Programs and Devices 84 · If you're still in the wizard at the dialog box that tells you Windows didn't find any new devices, click Back. You now follow these steps: 1. 2. Activate the Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) option, and click Next. The wizard displays a whack of device categories in the Common hardware types list. Highlight the category that applies to your device. If you don't see the appropriate category, click Show All Devices. When you're ready to proceed, click Next. The wizard takes a few seconds to gather its thoughts, and then it displays a list of device manufacturers and devices. For example, Figure 7.4 shows the dialog box that appears for the Display adapters category. You have two ways to proceed from here: · Highlight the device maker in the Manufacturers list, then highlight the name of your device in the Models list. · If your device is nowhere to be found, it's likely that you received a disk inside the device package. Insert the disk and then click Have Disk. In the Install from Disk dialog box, enter the location of the disk (type the drive letter followed by a colon [:] and a backward slash [\], such as A:\) and click OK. (If Windows XP complains about not being able to find anything on the disk, click Browse and look for a subfolder on the disk, usually with some form of "windows" label.) You'll eventually see a list of models that can be installed. Highlight your model. · If you don't have a disk from the manufacturer, you can still download the specific device driver for your hardware from the manufacturer's Web site. (See Chapter 29, "When Win- dows Won't Work: Troubleshooting Common Problems," for more on this.) Once you've 3.