Network Controller Driver For Dell

Your network card is likely not made by Dell. If you can determine the real manufacturer, you may be able to get a more recent driver from the manufacturer's web site. If that fails, then you'll not be able to use Windows 7 on that PC if you require network access.

System: Dell XPS 8500 OPS: Windows 7 64bit
After doing a clean install of Windows 7 I am missing drivers. Listed in other devices are: Ethernet Controller, Network Controller, PCI Simple Communications Controller, and SM Bus Controller. After looking around the forums is looks like the only thing I need to get back up and running is the Network driver.
I am trying this one at the moment: Dell Wireless WLAN 1501 Half Mini-Card (4313bgn), v.5.60.48.35, A00.
Seeing I have to travel to get this issue fixed. I thought I would post here, so if this does not fix the problem. someone might be able to help me.

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Dell is one of the largest and most popular technology companies in existence today, manufacturing and seeling a wide variety of products including personal computers, servers, printers, network storage devices, switches and computer accessories. Some of Dell’s most popular products currently on the market include laptops such as the Dell Latitude 7480 and the XPS 13. They also have highly rated printers such as the Dell S5840cdn and the H625cdw.

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How to Update Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Tech Tip: Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility for Dell to scan your system for free. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices.

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, you can choose from a list of most popular Dell downloads. Click the download button next to the matching model name. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If your driver is not listed and you know the model name or number of your Dell device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your Dell device model. Simply type the model name and/or number into the search box and click the Search button. You may see different versions in the results. Choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

If you don’t know the model name or number, you can start to narrow your search down by choosing which category of Dell device you have (such as Printer, Scanner, Video, Network, etc.). Start by selecting the correct category from our list of Dell Device Drivers by Category.

Need more help finding the right driver? You can request a driver and we will find it for you. We employ a team from around the world. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for Dell. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you - automatically.

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Dell updates their drivers regularly. To get the latest Windows 10 driver, you may need to go to Dell website to find the driver for to your specific Windows version and device model.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After you download your new driver, then you have to install it. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

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  • In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose 'All Apps' -> swipe or scroll right and choose 'Control Panel' (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

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How to Install drivers using Device Manager

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  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

If you are having trouble installing your driver, you should use the Driver Update Utility for Dell. It is a software utility that automatically finds, downloads and installs the right driver for your system. You can even backup your drivers before making any changes, and revert back in case there were any problems.

Try it now to safely update all of your drivers in just a few clicks. Once you download and run the utiliy, it will scan for out-of-date or missing drivers:

When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. You can update individual drivers, or all of the necessary drivers with one click.

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For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.