Help with windows 7 installation for older computer cant find drivers

I have been looking and cant find any drivers for windows seven to run the ethernet or wireless cards in a IBM thinkpad r51 if anyone could help me i would greatly apreciate it im new to drivers and stuff never really had to deal with them

how do i use vista drivers in compatability mode. idk what that is.

okay compatability mode didnt work for vista or xp drivers.

I have also tried W7 on the R51 (of my Wife). Unfortunately there is no Drivers for W7. The R51 is too old. So I went back to XP.
The worst thing with W7 on R51 was lack of a dedicated Grafic Driver so the CPU was running at least 45% all the time.
I have put more RAM (now 1,5 GB) and a faster Hard Disk into the R51 which is now running very well with XP Pro.

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