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Can't connect through modem directly.


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winningrun

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I recently re-installed my drivers and utilities on my Dell studio laptop 1535 which uses Vista. The problem is I can connect to the internet wirelessly, but it won't connect directly through the modem. I have loaded all the files from the installation CD but having no luck.

I've noticed that there is is a yellow triangle next to the ethernet controller, whether this has anything to do with the problem I don't know? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Sush

Edited by winningrun, 21 January 2011 - 07:18 PM.

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Sounds like you need the Broadcom driver (under Network) on this Dell page:
http://support.dell....n&catid=&impid=
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Hello SpywareDr

Double checked and I already have those dell driver updates.
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Just wondering if anyone had any ideas, has I'm still having this problem?
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Did you try deleting/uninstalling the Broadcom NIC in Device Manager and then rebooting? Windows should then run through it's "Discovered new hardware" routine and reinstall/resetup the device.

If that doesn't work, you may have flaky/broken hardware that would need to be fixed/replaced.
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