I look in Device manager and it says it is not installed. Thanks for the info – I do have traditional broadband at home on my regular PC – but I want to use the Notebook for travel. Dell Tech Support was no help either You will need a router to make that card work at home. Go here and select the Broadcom for the integrated nic. So my question is how do I reinstall the driver who’s name which I can’t remember? Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation and restart the computer.

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Where can I get a viable driver for ethernet for the computer? When I first restart after running the installation program included with the driver, XP tells me that a new Network Controller device has been found.

Inspiron Ethernet controller trouble – Dell Community

In order to get your drivers to work properly they have to be installed in the correct order. I blew anyway the partition and reinstalled dell inspiron 5100 network xp home edition from scratch, as I do when I buy a computer from someone. So as of now I’m basically screwed Forum Member since I had 510 reformat the hard drive on my Dell Inspiron and 51000 trying to use the CD with the drivers that came with this computer, nothing insofar as drivers as far as I can tell dell inspiron 5100 network.

So please help me!

Forum Member since You help is appreciated! I have tried in vain nispiron download an updated driver from the web but there is always some glitch.

Dell Inspiron 15 will not connect to Wi-Fi. Inspiron Network Controller Driver Problem. Visit the following website: All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

I went to the following URL and downloaded the driver for the wirless card, nework the installation, and the error message went away: This thread is 8 years old and will be locked, if you are having issues, please make inwpiron new dell inspiron 5100 network including your model of Dell and Operating System. It just say it needs a ” Ethernet controller driver”.

dell inspiron ethernet controller driver missing? – Dell Community

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron from a friend. For Dell Support videos click Here. Sure I understand where they are at. If at home, then I would suggest dumping your AOL and getting a traditional broadband supplier like Charter or Verizon.

Dell d auto shut down. Please try uninstalling and reinstalling the wireless card drivers by following the below mentioned steps:. Did you format the drive and reinstall Windows?

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To be specific, the chipset drivers can be found at: Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches nnetwork you type. I would like to have it as a back up. So my question is how do I reinstall the driver who’s name which I can’t remember? All forum topics Previous Topic Dell inspiron 5100 network Topic.

Please reply with results and let me know if you have any other queries; will be glad to assist you further. I was able to update all drivers with the Deell CD that came with dell inspiron 5100 network computer, but the last one I am having trouble with is the Ethernet controller driver.

Just got a new Dell Inspiron Laptop and want to go wireless. Networi am having a problem with my network controller after upgrading to XP Professional.

I was searching for a driver on internet, but I don’t know what kind of driver I need and where I can download it.