No internet access after installing a new HD (Western Digital Internal EIDE 80GB 7200RPM H)

[qanda]This thread is about the Western Digital Internal EIDE 80GB 7200RPM H. Click here to see full specs[/qanda]i replaced the old 80 gig hard drive in my dell 4550 with a new 320 gig western digital. loaded windowa XP home and partioned the disk in half. the unit works fine with the exceptio in will not recognice the internet. If i boot on th old drive it does but the new one will not. ANy ideas???

How are you connecting to the internet, DSL, cable modem, dial-up? What browser are you using? Are you using a router? You might want to compare your network/internet settings, the new drive vs the old drive.