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My bosses computer had a virus so he told me to just reformat and install windows xp on his crappy Dell Optiplex gx260. I reinstalled windows fine but cant get the internet to work at all. I have tried installing numerous drivers for it and non seem to be working. I even isnt an option for a network adapter in the my devices list. All the other drivers installed fine except for this one. I tried all the ones on the dell site for this computer I have been trying to fix this problem for the last couple of days to no avail. I need to give the computer back today and only have 2 hrs before work. Please help!!! Thanhks
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does your boss connect through a cable modem, on our virgin media if i re format the pc that the modem is connected to i have to install the modem again or no internet
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cant you install windows 7?
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I tried that but when I click the exe. it says that it can't start without an internet connection.
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What is the device ID of the network card? If you can give us that it will make it easier to find the exact driver.
    
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What is the device ID of the network card? If you can give us that it will make it easier to find the exact driver.
How do I find that out?
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Ok,Most of the pc's I work on are Dell.And I've notice that if Net Framework is installed,Then the Dell installation manager will install from the Dell site.But,I don't remember which one has to be installed.
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post #10 of 15
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It says nothing about network adapters or cards in the device manager. That option thing isnt even there.
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