JSI Tip 7584. When you replace a defective network adapter, Windows XP reports that you 'Cannot install this hardware'?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 823771 contains the following SYMPTOMS:

When you replace a defective network adapter in your computer with a later version of the same model network adapter, and then try to install the driver files for the new network adapter, you receive an error message similar to the following:

Cannot install this hardware. There was a problem installing this hardware. Network_Adapter_Model_Name… An error occurred in the installation of this device. The name is already in use as either a service name or a service display name.



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