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Did a fresh install of XP home 32-bit on a Dell for a buddy of mine. All is going well minus I have tried every driver that i can find for it and still got nothing. Its a Dell Dimension 2350 with a Broadcom BCM4401KQL NIC. Any ideas how to correct this problem?

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How are you getting said drivers? are you using Dell's website directly by using the Serial/Service Tag of the PC?
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Problem Solved: bought a PCI NIC. Got tired of jacking with it. The onboard sound wasnt working when i got it. Now its working. onboard NIC was working when i got it now its not. Fair trade i guess. New card is better/faster.


yea i tried those first. then after those didnt work i went to Broadcom's site and all i could find there was a link back to Dell. Maybe I missed something.
It goes through the installation setup etc... and everything seems fine and it "finishes" but nothing.
I would say the NIC was bad but it was working prior to Windows re-install(had many virus' and other problems a 8 yr old Dell would have)
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