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Hello, I would appreciate some help with a problem I've been struggling with for nearly 2 days. After a hard drive replacement, I did a new install (win xp pro sp3) on a dell optiplex gx260 and are there no icons in the Network Connections page in Control panel. I have researched internet forums and have tried many procedures but can't get them to appear.

At first I was connected to a port on my wireless router (linksys wrt54gs) via ethernet cable. I have since installed a linksys wireless g USB network adapter but it can't receive my router signal. This wireless setup was working for this computer before the OS reinstall. I can't connect to the internet at this time.

I have d'loaded (on another computer) and installed all available drivers fron dell for this specific service tag. In device manager there are 3 yellow question marks; 1 beside "other devices" expanded to include "ethernet controller" and "wireless g USB network adapter".

Please help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:52:40 PM, on 3/3/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WUSB54Gv42.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Browseui preloader - {438755C2-A8BA-11D1-B96B-00A0C90312E1} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
O23 - Service: WUSB54Gv42SVC - GEMTEKS - C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe

End of file - 1730 bytes
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Did you install the Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility?


It needs that in order to recognize motherboard.

Then you will probably need the network driver which you can get from this page if you know which one you have:


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Yes, all that did the job. Both connections will work now; wireless and ethernet cable. Thank You very much!
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