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Windows XP Network Connection HELP!

Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 1521 notebook. When I got it it first had Vista on it. But now I reformatted it to put windows XP on it. However, I cannot get my internet to work on windows XP. I have comcast cable, and i have a router. what I did was connect a LAN chord to the router and to my comp and no connection, with vista however it automatically picked up the connection. What can I do to get a internet connection on windows xp througha router?

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You need to call ComCast and have them walk you through the Internet Connection Wizard. It is rather easy, but it requires some specific information that they'll have.

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http://www.opendrivers.com/freedownload/250725/dell-inspiron-e1505-notebook-wireless-%28us%29-wlan-card-driver-4.100.15.5-4.100.15.8-windows-xp-download.html

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Firstly, what Operating System came with you Inspiron 1521? It's either Windows XP or Windows Vista, my guess would be that it has Windows Vista (If you've not replaced the Operating System since you purchased it).

I would imagine that if it's not something simple like the volume of the mic being set to zero or muted, then it could be an issue with the drivers.

If you are running Vista, your best bet is to download the following drivers

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R173082&SystemID=INS_PNT_PM_1521&servicetag=&os=WLH&osl=en&deviceid=15135&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=3&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=0&libid=17&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=235336

Although it's listed as Intergrated Webcam, your microphone would be part of your built in webcam, so with any luck, installing the drivers from the link above should solve your problem.

If not just let me know, and I'll be happy to investigate further :-).



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Much the same in XP

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Dell inspiron 1521 cd key


u can get cd key on www.torrentreactor.net
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checklist:
1. sound driver 2. microphone settings in volume control applet 3. tap test (tap the area around the microphone and see if eg Sound Recorder picks it up) 4. external microphone
If you get to step 4 before you get anything then your problem is one of missing or damaged microphone.

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