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LJM1
1 Copper

Internet Connection issues

I have a 2wire modem/router to connect to the internet.  However, the ethernet controller on my Dell 8400 has a ? by it in the device manager.  I'm told by the Internet provider that I need to download a driver to allow the connection.  Which driver do I download? My network interface is listed as a Integrated Gigabit Ethernet (Product code IN - SKU - 430-0742). I've gone to the driver download page on Dell's website and entered my service tag, but I still don't really know which driver is needed OR if it's even listed. Broadcom-Driver

R87461.EXE (8MB) - shows optional, so I'm not sure if this is correct or not.  By the way, the operating system is  Windows(r) XP Professional.
 
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ieee488
5 Iridium

Re: Internet Connection issues

A driver will show as optional, if you already have a driver installed.

Unlike with wireless, there is usually only one driver for the wired network.

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nikkil
1 Copper

Re: Internet Connection issues

Hi. What's the model of your notebook? So we could possibly check the default ethernet card installed.

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