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MIssing my network controller driver after re-installed windows 7

Hi, I hope someone can find a solution to this problem, I have to re-installed windows 7 on my DELL Xps 17 due to a problem with Mcafee Software. Thinking that I would resolve one problem I end up with another one bigger than the first one, so know I am missing my network controller driver which I can not find any ware. That is the only drive that I need for my wireless to work, and I am going a bit mad here try to find a solution, Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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PROBLEM SOLVED

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This is a 1704 Dell Wifi +BT Driver

Win 7: ftp.dell.com/.../Network_Driver_3WJ6F_WN_WLAN-6.20.55.5_A03.EXE

Win 8 no 64bit drivers available in support dell for DW 1704. DW 1703 is only available: ftp.dell.com/.../Network_Driver_2CRMP_WN_WLAN--10.0.0.2_A02.EXE

Suggest you to try the above link for Win 8 as well. If it doesnt click then run in Compatibility mode (Win 7).

Also you can check in your HDD. Under C:\Dell\Drivers\3WJ6F or Network or wireless, you can get the setup file and install. Provided re-installation of OS was not done.

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Please help me :(    Brand new Inspiron 3721, installed every driver but the wifi driver fails to install. Windows 8 Pro 64 bit.  I'm now using a external wifi adapter and that's ridiculous for a new laptop!   Barnii2 how did you solve your problem? Please

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ok after trying several drivers one solved the problem (I think it was the 1704 for windows 7 link given by veerdeej above). It is so disappointing that I spent the whole evening with trial and error instead of doing work on my new dell laptop. Why are the drivers for my support tag incompatible and I had to find the answer in a forum? I'm not buying dell again, so disappointed

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yes i have this problem

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yes i have this problem

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 : Provide the model number and operating system 64 bit or 32 bit? What is the exact problem you are facing. Provide the HArdware ID details from the previous thread. 

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Hi there,

I am also facing the similar issue. My laptop model number is 1525. I am not able to see my network adapter. However, when i go under other devices:

i have these options with yellow exclamation mark!

Base system devices !

Base system devices !

Base system devices !

Ethernet Controller !

Network Controller !

Video Controller !

Also under the sub of Display Adapters: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter is with yellow exclamation mark.

Reading your post i have searched the Device Instance Path: VEN_14E & DEV_4315. Please kindly help me as of now my internet is not connecting.

Thank you.

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Hi gilbertooo,

You may install the drivers from the link below:

  1. Dell System software: http://dell.to/10glwBh
  2. Chipset: http://dell.to/17ahwXx
  3. Ricoh driver: http://dell.to/12lZpYV
  4. Audio: http://dell.to/11YDC9s
  5. Ethernet: http://dell.to/13KCmsG
  6. Video: http://dell.to/10gmb5T
  7. Quickset application: http://dell.to/17RwaAP

For installation of drivers is correct order, you may refer to link: http://dell.to/X1IKGu 

You may check the wireless card shipped with your computer from system configuration webpage, under 'Original system configuration' Tab. You can click on the link: http://dell.to/10ksYYf

Once you get to know the wireless card, you may install the appropriate driver from 'Drivers and Downloads' tab.

Hope this helps.

Thanks and regards,
DELL-Chinmay S
#IWork4Dell 

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