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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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i pressed F2 and the options i have are

1. Normal

2. Hard-Disk Drive C

4.IDE CD rom device

5. Usb flash device

6. System Set up

7. IDE drive diagnostics

8. boot to utility partition

what option do i choose

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Sequoya22: The above mentioned steps - Try installing Quickset application from Application category in Drivers and downloads, restart PC.

Please press F2 key on the keyboard to enable BT and Wireless, after which try to install the drivers. If you still have trouble finding the drivers, request you to provide the Hardware ID (Steps provided by  DELL-Saharsh K) that can help me to get the correct drivers for your system.

are meant for @StartingToHateDellAfterBeingACustomerFor25Years. Looks like a mis-communication. My apologies,

Sequoya22: Please click on the link mentioned above in the previous posts (Intel site) and choose I agree to download the drivers.

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Hi Sequoya22,

This is the Dell provided driver for your Hardware ID. Request you not to type your service tag in the forum. Please edit your post and remove the service tag.

ftp.dell.com/.../R52043.EXE

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Hi sequoya22,

You need to install Intel 10/100 Network Drivers. You may download the drivers from the link http://dell.to/143TPR0. Download the driver and follow the onscreen instructions to install it. Also, please remove the service tag from public view for security reasons.

Hope this helps. Please reply if you have any questions.


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Here are the values:

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028&REV_01

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_028000

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_0280

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here are the values:

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028&REV_01

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_028000

PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_0280

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Here is a screen shot

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hi starting to hate,

in the previous page saharsh had posted the links for dell wireless 1704 or 1703 drivers. These are the drivers for your device. Hope that helps.

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According to the download page, these are for different models and for Win7. To wit:

"This package provides the Dell Wireless DW1703 802.11b/g/n, BT4.0 + HS Driver and is supported on Inspiron N5040/N5050/N4050/M4040/M5040 and Vostro 1540/1550/V1450/V1440 models that are running the following Windows Operating System: Windows 7. "

I need the drivers for the Inspiron 3721 for Win8

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NOPE. NOPE. and NOPE. Neither of these worked. Seriously, how hard can this be? I sent you the hardware IDs. Let me say it once again: Inspiron 3721 and Windows 8 64 bit. Are you telling me I have a 'special' Dell Inspiron that can never use Windows 8 AND wireless?

Do I need to crack the case and look for identifying marks on the chips? This should be basic stuff. Wireless LAN driver for Inspiron 3721 with Windows 8 64 bit. Is there any way I can further clarify this? I've been through every driver that can be downloaded for this machine (and the last ones you suggested that are for neither this machine or Windows 8).

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