Dell Dimension 8400-has had to replace hard drive... today no unrecognized ethernet network card

This has probably happened to 1 million people, but I couldn't find a thread!  I had to replace the hard drive and of course install Windows XP.  Everything went well. Everything works except my internet cable.  I called my provider.  They say that the problem is my pc not their equipment.  I believe them because I can get internet through my wireless on my Dell laptop.  I can't do it on my desktop.  When I go to the command line and type ipconfig I get nothing.  My ethernet card is simply not acknowledged.  I missed a driver when I loaded windows?  When I go to Device Manager I see 1394 network card w / no error showing.  Help!  Thanks in advance for any ideas you may have! : bravohelen:

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