Question about Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

1 Answer

I have reinstalled windows on my Dell Inspiron 1505, and am now trying to install the drivers dell sent to me. But when I try to do the wireless and audio drivers, it tells me it can't find my wireless driver. Any idea what the problem is?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • RJHareMI Feb 11, 2009

    Recently I was having many problems with my Dell Inspiron E1505, so I decided to reinstall window via the CD sent to me by Dell with my intial purchase. The installation went fine, but once the operating system(Window XP) booted up, I immediatly noticed that many of the feautres were not working properly. I couldn't connect to the internet through either a wired ethernet connection or wirlessly, and the standby option of the " turn off computer" button was greyed out. When I go to device maganer , there is a "other devices" branch with a yellow question and exclamtion mark icon with the following elements in order:

    -Base System Device

    -Base System Device

    -Base System Device

    -Ethernet Contorller

    -Network Controller

    -PCI Device

    -SM Bus Controller

    -Video Controller

    -Video Controller (VGA Compatible)



    The properties box of these components all say "The drivers for this device aare not installed (Code 28)." Any suggestions on where to find these drivers?

  • RJHareMI Feb 11, 2009

    After Reinstalling Windows XP on my Dell Inspiron E1505, Many functions of the computer do not work. I cannot connect to the internet via a wired ethernet connection or wirelessly, and the standby mode of the turn off computer box is greyed out. When going to device manager the following elements are listed under an "Other devices" category iconed with a yellow question mark (in order).

    -Base System Device

    -Base System Device

    -Base System Device

    -Ethernet Controller

    -Network Controller

    -PCI Device

    -SM Bus Controller

    -Video Controller

    -Video Contorller (VGA Compatible)



    The properties window of all these devices tells me "The drivers for this device are not installed (Code 28)." I dont have a drivers disk from Dell nor now how to search for the correct drivers, seeing that I really don't know what device each vaguely listed device is. Any suggestions?

  • lincy Feb 13, 2009

    i lost ma dell cd .i want to download the audio device from the net.....help me

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,940 Answers

Normally it is an issue of installing the drivers in the correct order.

Notebook System Software
Chipset Utility
Video Driver
Audio Driver
Network Driver
Wireless Driver
Quickset Utility
Touchpad Driver
DVD SW
CD Burning SW
Applications

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My step moms dell inspiron laptop 1440 windows 7 64bit crashed due to being hacked so we reinstalled windows 7 and now we get no internet service it will come up and say limited access to network but wont...


Blynn,
You will need to make sure the drivers are reinstalled back into the system. Below is a link to download the drivers as well as the driver reinstall order. I am also including a link to provide instructions for setting up your network and wireless internet.
Inspiron 1440 Drivers Download
http://dell.to/190SecV
Driver Install Help and Order
http://dell.to/11JVAz1
Dell Networking and Wireless Support Center
http://dell.to/15yuglg
Thank You,
Dell-Jesse L
Dell Social Media and Communities

Aug 06, 2013 | Dell Inspiron Laptop 1440

2 Answers

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop. I recently reformatted it. Now It does not recognize wireless connections. I cant connect to the net Can anyone help?


When you reinstalled Windows, Windows probably did not include a driver for your wireless adapter. A driver tells Windows how to interface with a certain device, such as a wireless adapter. You can easily download the driver online and install it. Once installed, restart the computer and you should again have the ability to connect to wireless networks.
I've gone to the Dell website for you and found the correct driver. Please visit this link: http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?os=WLH&catid=5&dateid=-1&impid=-1&osl=EN&typeid=-1&formatid=-1&servicetag=&SystemID=INS_PNT_PM_1525&hidos=WLH&hidlang=en&TabIndex=&scanSupported=False&scanConsent=False
On that website, I would first try downloading the first driver on the list. If that doesn't enable your wireless after a reboot, try the other ones. After the correct driver is installed, your wireless will be working again.

Jun 01, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

1 Answer

Dear sir, pls i have sent you a massage about my problem for dell inspiron 8600 win vista home premium installed but i cant get the correct driver for wireless adapeter to install i recieved an email from...


Hi, you can use the windows xp driver from here:

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INS_PNT_P4M_8600&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

As long its 32 bit system you are running.
The driver does not exist for windows vista.

You maybe have to find the name for the
wireless adapter in the device manager.

Select network and download the driver.

Hope this will help you.

Apr 11, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook

1 Answer

Inspiron 6000 PC Notebook: I have a Del inspiron 1505 I had a virus who made ...


If you have some software provided by your ISP. Could be on a CD, then try to install it.
Else
Contact your ISP and they will provide you with gateway, and provide you settings which are required to access internet. Only your ISP can provide you these settings.

May 17, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

1 Answer

The wireless driver is gone for my inspiron e 1505 after xp pro upgrade


If you formatted drive you will need to re-install wireless network driver from either Dell motherboard driver disk or obtain it off the net.

Nov 20, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

What is the function key to activate wireless conection for inspiron 1505


O.k. This is a driver glitch. Uninstall the wireless drivers from the device manager, then reboot. The machine will find the wireless and reinstall the drivers automatically. You may need to adjust the settings, but the wireless should be back up and running

Oct 29, 2009 | Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

1 Answer

Muted sound from left speaker, no sound from right speaker


try uninstall/reinstalling audio driver. if it fails contact Dell tech support possibility that the internal speaker is already loose/broken.

May 25, 2009 | Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

1 Answer

My wireless internet shows connected, but it won't display a page


My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 would not connect to wireless Internet. Tried all the fixes but only restore to previous date worked. Last time I restored I got message: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <Windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file." I could not find any way to fix this so I tried to restore to original factory. I followed directions, f12 boot from CD but when I get to "Agree to Licensing Agreement" none of the keys work except ESC. I was able to get on the Dell Tech Chat at http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/chat/hardware_chat?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs (you need your Service Tag) tried same steps I did but keys would not work so they sent me a new hard drive that I can install myself.
Evidently there is no way to fix this. Tech says wireless will work with new hard drive. I hope so.

Apr 01, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 5100 Wireless Mini-pci...

1 Answer

How do i turn on wireless on dell inspiron 5160 I just installed Windows XP 3 Pro and cannot get my wireless adapter to work. Help please!?


Have you tried to reinstall the wireless card drivers? Sometimes when the install updates you need to update your hardware drivers to keep things running smoothly.

Mar 10, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 5160 Notebook

2 Answers

CANNOT INSTALL AUDIO DRIVER AFTER CHANGING VISTA TO XP IN DELL 1525 LAPTOP, PLEASE GIVE ME A SOLUTION


Here is a set of links to follow to get the appropriate drivers for XP for the 1525. You also might want to check Dell's site they have a list of drivers available for XP and the components.
http://support.euro.dell.com/support/topics/topic.aspx/emea/shared/support/reinstall/en/reinstall_center?~ck=ln&c=uk&l=en&lnki=0&s=gen


Follow this simple Installation step to downgrade Windows Vista to Windows XP.
a. You have to prepare SATA Driver on your USB Disk. You may get the Dell Inspiron 1525 SATA HERE
b. You have to prepare Dell Inspiron 1525 Wireless Card Driver as well known as Broadcom BCM 4311.
c. For Dell Inspiron 1525 Webcam you have to get Creative Labs Webcam that you may get it in the Windows Update Sites.
d. Get Marvell Yukon 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller drivers.
e.
Video Card Driver Intel GM965
Dell Application Software Quickset
Ricoh R5C833 Flash Drive controller Driver
Sound Audio Driver Dell Inspiron 1525 SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD
Download Intel Chipset
Dell Inspiron 1525 Modem Conexant D330,HDA,MDC,v.92,
Touchpad
Notes: After installing windows XP, you have to prepare windows Downgrade XP patch for Dell Inspiron 1525 before installing Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module and finish Dell Inspiron 1525 driver for Windows XP Installation. Enjoy Xp on your Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebooks.

Jan 29, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

327 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...