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I have a Dell Dimension 4550, cleaned up a virus and then a bunch of old programs and after everything was working fast and normal again, I discoverd the internet connection was lost, I narrowed it down to the Broadcom ethernet connection, in the control panel, the icon is still there, but it says there's no device listed, or drivers and it's not in the Device manager either, I can't unplug this model because it's directly on the motherboard, what can I do to get this up and working again?

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If you have access to another printer with an internet connection, go to this site:
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen

Enter the service tag for the system and then download the broadcom network driver to a USB Drive or CD and then take it to the Dimension 4550 and reinstall the driver.

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