I avoid the problem by using the USB Cisco wifi plug. I will not buy Dell again. Is it possible to extend the existing RAM size of the dell inspiron 15 model laptop with i3 7th generation processor? So it will be critical to have ethernet connectivity after install. I’m going to try doing a factory reset with the ethernet cable plugged in and see if i can try to get this thing working correctly. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
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All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. I did try to connect via ethernet and it said the network adaptor “local area connection” does not have dell inspiron 1545 ethernet valid IP address. I’m at the end of my rope with this stupid computer.
At first, I would have to fidget with the cord and jam it in a certain way to get connectivity, but slowly it became harder and harder until I lost all connectivity. I would suggest you to downgrade the OS to W7 for full system functionality – see this link on how to – dell inspiron 1545 ethernet I have a as well. I am in the cmd page and it says: Can someone help me get connected please? Dell inspiron 1545 ethernet Inspiron Ethernet and Wireless Won’t connect. September 17th, 5.
Hi, Have you found a solution to this issue.
[SOLVED] Dell Inspiron Ethernet and Wireless Won’t connect
Does any Bluetooth device show up in the device manager? I tried restarting my computer several times and even in ‘safe mode with networking’ and I tried System Restore and i also dell inspiron 1545 ethernet updating the driver but it didnt work. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
Now, we could wait and see if Dell would release any W10 drivers. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
I am very happy that I could help you to fix the problem. If you haven’t experienced it before, any install of Ubuntu or derivative will need to be connected via ethernet to download the Broadcom wireless driver since dell inspiron 1545 ethernet is proprietary till they include it in kernel 2.
Inspiron Ethernet card missing? Can only connect with wireless. – Dell Community
Hi Jim, This model has not been tested by Dell for W10 compatibility – see this link – http: I would suggest you to try flashing the BIOS on the system. I looked under Networking and there was just the wireless card and the LAN port. There is no yellow exclamation point. I can confirm dell inspiron 1545 ethernet I have the broadcom bcm chip.
Ethernet controller – Iinspiron XPS windows 7 64bit.
I am not sure whether it is a hardware or software problem. Upgrading Inspiron from Win 7 to Win Dell Inspiron Ethernet and Wireless Won’t connect Hi, please install the following ethernet driver as follows: I inwpiron try the yahoo now and then try unplugging router. Can only connect with wireless. I checked the dell inspiron 1545 ethernet and the wlan toggle switch is checked. The Dell Wireless is a Broadcom Card.
However, a safe bet is that Dell would not release the drivers for an outdated model. Thanks for the response. Thanks for your reply. Hello, Am thinking of upgrading my Inspiron laptop to Windows