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Ethernet Controller Driver

by euripidesa / December 26, 2012 10:31 PM PST

How do I know what is the correct ethernet controller for my Dell Studio 1535?

It is missing and dell support page is no help. They have drivers but not for my model.

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Did you use your Service Tag number?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2012 10:48 PM PST

If that doesn't find the right driver, it's very rare. Or it's an OS that the machine didn't support.

Keep in mind that some folk forget that Windows can be picky about install order and one more thing. First the install order. Motherboard driver first, then peripherals and finally ANOTHER THING. It's not a driver but some folk forget to install the Dell Quickset then lost months trying to get things to work.
Bob

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As Bob said ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 31, 2012 11:22 AM PST

the service tag is a great help as it will show all drivers for your specific laptop as it was configured for you.

Alternatively check this link which offers 4 network drivers for that model but you will need to know exactly which you have in your laptop (the fourth is the bluetooth driver):
http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/Product/studio-1535

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