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Network driver not found for inspiron 5520

Hi, i bought new DEll inspiron 5520 15R . i dont find the driver for the NETWORK CONTROLLER . pls help me to find the driver .

thanking you . 

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You can install the Ethernet driver for your computer from link:

To install the correct driver for the wireless card, we need to check the wireless card installed on your computer. Inspiron™ 5520/15R is shipped with the following wireless cards:  

  • Dell Wireless 1703 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card
  • Dell Wireless 1704 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card
  • Dell Wireless 1901 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card
  • Intel 2230 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card
  • Intel 6150 WiFi/WiMAX combo card (US only) 
You can check the wireless card installed on your computer in 'Device Manager' under 'Network adapters'/'Other devices' by following the steps below: 
  • Click on “Start” and right click on “Computer”.
  • Click on “Manage”.
  • Click on “Device Manager”.
  • Under “Network adapters”, you will find the wireless driver listed.
  • Right click on it and click on “uninstall”. (Check and make a note of the driver installed on your system and re-install the driver from the below steps accordingly).
  • Check the box to delete the software.
  • Restart your system and click on the below link:
  • Enter the Service Tag of your system and select the operating system.
  • You will find the wireless driver under “Network”.
  • Click on the wireless driver depending on the wireless card your system has. (Install the same wireless driver which you uninstalled from “Device Manager”.
  • Click on “Download File”.
  • Select “For Single File Download via Browser”.
  • Click on “Download Now”.
  • Save the driver on your desktop.
  • Once the driver is saved on desktop, right click on it and select “Run as administrator”. 
  • Install the wireless  driver by following the on screen instructions.
  • Restart your computer. 
Please reply for further clarifications. 

Thanks and regards,
DELL-Chinmay S

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