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Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

Hi Rick,

I have some problems with my laptop and seems like you know about this. Well, i don't have a clue! Would you like to help me with this problem?

I don't have internet connection on my Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop.

I opened the device manager and near the Ethernet Controller it's a yellow <!>.

A friend of mine said that the driver is not good.

I actually don't know what to do.

May you help me with some advice?

Thank you in advance,

Bianca.

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7- Thorium

Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

Bianca,

 

Download the System Information Tool If using Vista/Windows 7, the tool needs extracted. Once extracted, right click on sysinfo and run as administrator.

If using XP, double click on the tool, then double click on sysinfo.

Allow this past your virus program and post the information back here.

 

 

Rick

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saeedturk
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Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

OS Name:                   Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate

OS Version:                6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601

OS Manufacturer:           Microsoft Corporation

Original Install Date:     5/14/2011, 1:45:35 PM

System Boot Time:          9/19/2012, 5:25:56 PM

System Manufacturer:       Dell Inc.

System Model:              Inspiron 1501

System Type:               X86-based PC

Processor(s):              1 Processor(s) Installed.

BIOS Version:              Dell Inc. 2.4.1    , 5/30/2006

System Locale:             ur;Urdu

Input Locale:              en-us;English (United States)

Time Zone:                 (UTC+05:00) Islamabad, Karachi

Windows IP Configuration

  Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : QUBIT

  Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :

  Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid

  IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

  WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-FC-C7-EE-5A

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

  Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::6075:b83b:4b0a:6658%10(Preferred)

  IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.5(Preferred)

  Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.0.0.0

  IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 172.16.22.16(Preferred)

  Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0

  Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::5ed9:98ff:fe60:e4e8%10

  DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 168.10.1.111

                                      168.10.1.222

  NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{134C4CCB-518C-4C94-8F97-D491627EE962}:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter 6TO4 Adapter:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Reusable Microsoft 6To4 Adapter:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #2

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Reusable ISATAP Interface {0BB2E3B4-003B-48F9-8DDB-053DECDDAA65}:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

  Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

  Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :

  Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3

  Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

  DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

  Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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saeedturk
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Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

Same problem here

Wired LAN does not work and the icon remains yellow. Tried broadcomm drivers from dell site, but they show Wireless LAN and do not detect any WireLan onboard.

There is an onboard LAN and was working before fresh installation of windows.

LAN LED's are blinking even if no RJ45 is attached.

Could neither remember what was the type of ethernet LAN , nor any clue from curent state.

Cany anyone help?

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7- Thorium

Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

saeedturk,

 

Download and install in order...

 

Dell Notebook System Software

 

ATI SMBus  Chipset Driver, v.5.10.1000.7

 

You may have to install these in the XP Compatibility mode, since Windows 7 is not supported on this system.

 

 

Rick

 

 

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MrMaguire
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Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 Ethernet Controller, missing drivers Windows 7

I have the same problem with my Inspiron 1501 also, only with more non functional devices.

I'm starting to think that the chipset is going bad. This type of behaviour isn't normal for Windows.

Lotsa Dell computers. Too many to fit in the signature.

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