I have a Inspiron n5110 laptop and recently re-installed Windows 7.
After using the "Driver & Utilities" disc to update the drivers. I haven't been able to connect to the internet
I was able to retrieve my system information and got the following;
Network Card(s): 3 NIC(s) Installed. : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network) Connection Name: Bluetooth Network Connection Status: Media disconnected : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller Connection Name: Local Area Connection Status: Media disconnected
Can anyone help in terms of getting my PAN and Controller "connected"??
When you installed Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) did you install the desktop/notebook utility and the chipset drivers first? If not the rest of the drivers will fail to install. How to Download and Install Drivers in the Correct Order If you cannot find Windows 7 drivers, then try using the Vista (or XP) 32-bit drivers, for Windows 7 32-bit of the Vista (or XP) 64-bit drivers for Windows 7 64-bit and install the drivers in the Compatibility mode
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Dell support forum? This place is a joke I have the same problem as the original poster. I reformated my computer an Inspiron n5110 Win 7 64-bit and installed all the drivers but can not install the wireless driver. I have tried everything that has been suggested and made no progress what so ever. This will be the last dell I ever buy and would probly not take one if it where given to me.
The Dell System Software fr the Dell Inspiron 15R N5110, and the chipset drivers need installed first or the rest of the drivers will fail to install. These two items know what is attached to your model of computer. Usually the clue that the drivers were not installed in the correct order, many notice the wireless adapter missing or the webcam.
Then follow the list. How to Download and Install Drivers in the Correct Order
Install in order:System Utilities:R282539 Dell System Software 32 bit (64 bit is R282538)Chipset:R292253 Intel Chipset 32/64 bitR292194 Intel Management Engine Interface 32/64 bitR292473 Realtek Card Reader 32/64 bitR292474 Intel Turboboost 32/64 bitR309746 USB 3.0Sata:R292225 Intel Rapid Storage Technology 32/64 bitVideo:R303143 Intel HD Graphics 32 bit (R303142 64 bit)R314281 Intel Wireless Display Manager 32/64 bitR314903 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6470 32/64 bitVideo_ATI_W7_A10_Setup-G22HG_ZPE ATI Mobility Radeon HD 7450M/7460M 32/64 bitR305948* nVidea Geforce GT525M (64 bit is R307853)CommunicationsCONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_DDK3R_A02_SETUP_ZPE.exe 32 bit (CONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_RY5VP_A02_SETUP_ZPE.exe 64 bit)CONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_DPP14_A00_SETUP_ZPE.exe 32/64 bitCONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_V4HFC_A01_SETUP_ZPE.exe 32 bit (CONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_J6N4K_A02_SETUP_ZPE.exe 64 bit)CONEXANT_D400-USB-MODEM_2M98F_A01_SETUP_ZPE.exe 32/64 bitInputR305170 Alps Touchpad 32/64 bitEthernetR292450 Realtek Ethernet 32/64 bitWireless/BluetoothBT_Intel_W72_A02_Setup-C72H3_ZPE.exe Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030/6230 Bluetooth Adapter 32 bit (BT_Intel_W74_A02_Setup-50PWW_ZPE.exe 64 bit) - Variant AR312222 Dell Wireless 1702 32/64 bit - Variant BR312280 Dell Wireless 1701 32/64 bit - Variant CR302518/R304912 WLAN 1502 Card (R311834 64 bit) - Variant DR311896 Intel Centrino Wireless N-1000/Centrino Advanced-N 6230/Centrino Wirelss-N 1030 (R311898 64 bit) - Variant ER292249 Intel WiMax Link 6150 (R291975 64 bit) - Variant FR309696 Centrino Advanced-N 6230 Bluetooth Adaptor/Centrino Wireless-N 1030 Bluetooth Adaptor (R292538 64 bit) - Variant GAudioR315254 IDT Driver 32/64 bitAudio_IDT_W7_A03_Setup-8H18M_ZPE.exe 32/64 bitApplicationR314287 Dell Quickset 32/64 bit
Try the one that i highlighted, it works for me. just search the (R311896)