Question about Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Dell Inspiron 530 lost IP address. Diagnostic

Dell Inspiron 530 lost IP address. Diagnostic says to reseat the modem. I've opened the CPU, but have no idea where the modem is or what it looks like. I see a metal box inside the CPU where the ethernet cable plugs in. Is this what I am looking for? Thanks for your help.

Posted by on

  • oceansky May 02, 2010

    Hi, PC. Thanks for your speedy response. Verizon is my ISP and the tech guys there were real creative - but unsuccessful. I upgraded to FIOS, because they said they would send a guy to my home and he'd get my computer working - no go with him either. I have checked to see it the drivers needed updates and they were fine. I also tried System Restore, but on Vista the restore goes back just 4 or 5 days and I want to go back to early March. When I put in the Dell CD, it ran the diagnostic and asked me to reseat my modem. If I can't reseat the modem, I may have to try to restore to factory settings which will wipe everything off my computer, so I really want to find this modem and try the reseat. Thank you!!!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

Who is your ISP (internet service provider) and what type of connection?

Posted on May 02, 2010

  • PC-Yort May 02, 2010

    ^^whoops that was ment to be a clarification post

×

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:

2 Answers

How do I find my computer's url?


Your own computer does not have a URL, unless you run a webserver. That is a property of Internet sites. If you mean your computer's IP address, open a command window

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chdos.htm

and type 'ipconfig'.

If you are using a wifi router, that also has its own IP address.

Feb 17, 2015 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer

1 Answer

Modem is not detected by win98se. driver from dell and diagnostic program says no modem. dont know manufacturer or model number to find drivers or ports or irq


Hi, Thanks for using fixya.

Turn off the computer then open the computer case. Remove the modem look on the chip side, it will have the name of the manufacturer on the largest chip. You can also copy the fcc number and search google for it.

Terry

Feb 15, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 3800 Celeron 500MHZ...

1 Answer

How do i find out if my dell inspiron 530 has a built in modem?


Dell-branded monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, microphones for telephonic modems, docking stations/port replicators, networking products, and all associated cabling are included.


Please open the Device manager, you can locate the device listed next to MODEMS in the device manager.
You can use the internal model for the dial up connections.

Jan 21, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer...

1 Answer

On of my inspiron mini's lost its net work connection and ip address, it wont connect to the internet


Open a command prompt:
Start>All Programs>Accessories>Command Prompt

Once in there, type this exactly without the quotes "ipconfig /release"

your ip address will come up 0.0.0.0

Now at the blinking cursor type in exactly without the quotes "ipconfig /renew"

Now you should have an IP of 192.168.xxx.xxx, or 10.10.xxx.xxx or even something different depending on your network.

If you come up with an address of 169.254.xxx.xxx, You' should restart the modem and the router. To do that first power off the router, then the modem. turn them back on in reverse order.

You should be able to connect after that.

Hope this helps

Dec 19, 2010 | Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Notebook

2 Answers

My Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop computer using windows Vista, will not start up, when I try it just makes 4 beeps and repeats. The fans are running and everything, but the monitor is blank. I have not...


Unplug your RAM, clean it a bit and plug it in properly...also remove any dust inside the CPU......and check that all the wires are connected properly........

Oct 24, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer

1 Answer

Dell Inspiron 530 won't start up - is motherboard dead?


From your description, I agree with you assessment of a likely Motherboard failure.

Mar 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Can not connect to wirless Dell 1525


Does it have awirless card or just an ethernet cable card?

Jul 28, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

1 Answer

Ethernet port not reading my modem for my dell inspiron 8600


make sure that your tcp/ip networking is set to 'Obtain IP address automatically'.
Power modem first , then laptop. Make sure that you are using the right cable for connection between modem and comp.

Mar 12, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook

2 Answers

Dell Laptop is not pulling IP address


Connect it directly to the modem with the ethernet cable first...Windows will configure the Dell...then the wireless should work.

Feb 27, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

1 Answer

Wireless g plus mimo router


you can set the modem up manually ,
you need the ip address, to enter into the internet explorer address bar, to get into the modem software, something like (192.168.1.1) or (10.0.0.138), it may be printed on the bottom of the unit,else go to the manufacturers website to find it, or google for it it.

good luck
Terry

Mar 29, 2008 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

112 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 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...