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What the heck? This is crazy!


You can get a USB to ethernet adapter which will enable you to connect to the internet and download the drivers:
https://www.google.co.uk/#q=usb+to+ethernet+adaptor&hl
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Otherwise, download the drivers using a different PC, save them to a usb stick, plug that into the machine that needs the drivers and install them from the stick.

Apr 02, 2012 | Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

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I have a Dell dimension 350 pc with just a modem connection for a phone line. I just got cable installed which has the ethernet hookup. i would like to still use my 350 with win. 98 if i can. how can i...


Does your cable modem have wireless internet? If so, you can buy a Netgear wireless usb port adapter for about $20 and use that to connect wirelessly to the internet. Your pc has usb port connections - right? (Usb port looks like a rectangle)

If you don't want to use a wireless connection you can purchase a cable modem with a usb connection for about $65. You run the ethernet cable to the modem and then a usb cable from the modem to your pc.

If you have a serial cable connection on your pc (looks like a round circle with tiny metal pins in it) you can buy a gender changer and convert that to usb (in case you dont have a usb connection or need another one). You can buy one for about $11.

You can buy an I/O Gear bluetooth usb adapter for $13 and pick up the internet via bluetooth by putting it in your usb port but I'm unsure how well it would work with Win 98.

If you have another pc that has an ethernet connection you could use good old fashioned bi directional printer cable and network both computers together. You may need to upgrade to win xp for networking capabilities.

Mar 26, 2012 | Dell Dimension PC Desktops

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Dell optiplex GX620 desktop has an ethernet port on it, that is not an adapter, I cannot connect to the internet, I downloaded and installed a driver for a wireless ethernet adapter, but that has not...


Okay,..........

1) You can download a wireless Ethernet adapter driver all day, but if you Do Not have a wireless adapter card installed in your computer, the drivers do you no good.

Or if you do not have a wireless USB adapter plugged into a USB port.

Example of a wireless adapter card,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4695358&CatId=2692

Example of a wireless USB device,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6367137&CatId=2692

Example of an Ethernet adapter card,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=686143&CatId=200

If you are just going to hardwire the computer, just buy an Ethernet adapter card, (PCI version), and install it in your computer, (On the motherboard), in any available white PCI slot.

IF it is the Mini Tower model.

The Desktop, Small Form Factor (SFF), and Ultra Small Form Factor (SFF) computers, are too small in width for a regular size Ethernet adapter card.

They need a Low-Profile Ethernet adapter card,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833114034

This is for a Dell Optiplex GX620 Mini-Tower computer,

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx620/en/ug/A02/mtabout0.htm#wp1051997

Scroll the page down until you come to the bold blue heading - System Board Components
This is an illustration of a Top view of the Mini-Tower's motherboard.

16 and 17 point to two PCI slots.
This is where an Ethernet adapter card that is the PCI version, will plug into.

PCI slots are White in color.
An example of a basic PCI slot, ( 3 are shown),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PCI_Slots_Digon3.JPG

If you do decide to go wireless;

1) Wireless networking operates at half of the speed of wired networking.

A computer that is wired directly to an Ethernet adapter card, is twice as fast on the internet, as a computer that is connected wireless.

2) Make sure your Router is capable of wireless.
Make sure the wireless router has a built-in Modem, or that you have a separate Modem.

[ For DSL.
Phone line connects to Filter. Filter has a place for a telephone cable, and an Ethernet cable.
Ethernet cable connects to Filter, and other end connects to Modem.
Ethernet cable goes from Modem to Wireless router that does not have a built-in Modem.

OR,
Phone line connects to Filter. Ethernet cable from Filter goes directly to wireless router, that has a built-in Modem.

Computer has to have a USB wireless device, or a wireless adapter card, installed.

For additional questions, or to clarify anything I have stated, please post in a Comment.
(Believe upper right of your page, blue Comment)

Regards,
joecoolvette

Sep 16, 2011 | Dell OptiPlex GX620 PC Desktop

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I download the ethernet controller for the dimension 2350 but everything I try to download says that I am missing my internet connection. I have an internet connection, I just can't download certain...


If you are on the internet via your ethernet card why do you need ethernet drivers?

is there any pattern of where you can and can't go on internet?
could be malware, download malwarebytes antimalware free
could be dns problems

Aug 29, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

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I used to connect to the internet using pipex broadband and a speedtouch 330 usb modem. I purchased a belkin N f5z0103ukn wireless modem router and after much reconfiguring and sheer guess work i could...


Hi,you can check your original internet speed with upload and download exact speed at free of cost,for this facility i am using this http://www.ip-details.com/ site.visit here for more details ,it is a total free site.

Apr 20, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Dell XP 200 Dimension ethernet port


Hello.

I'd suggest testing with another computer and the same Ethernet cable to your modem to see if the results are the same and to narrow down which component is the problem.

Was it always slow with this setup or did something change.

Is the Linksys adapter connected via USB ? That would be slower than an internal adapter.

Try updating the Linksys adapter software - Device Manager - rightclick - update driver.

Hope these suggestions help.

Dec 23, 2009 | Dell XPS 200 PC Desktop

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Cannot connect to internet thru ethernet jack on computer


It could be. Check your Device Manager and make sure the device isn't disabled. Also each adapter has its own TCP/IP settings so make sure yours on your ethernet adapter are set the same as your USB adapter that is working. If it does turn out to be bad you can always add a new ethernet card for cheap.

Jan 05, 2009 | Dell Dimension E521 (D10E16) PC Desktop

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Need to find network driver


Solution:

i) Click on  Start button ---->Select option Control Panel------>Select Network Connections----->

   a new window appears showing the "internet connections icon " Such as:

   Local Area Connection 1 or 2 or 3 and since you are not connected it will show this icon as:

eg1:   Local Area Connection 1 or 2 or 3
       Network Cable Unplugged, Firewalled
       VIA compatible Fast Ethernet   

   in this case u can download VIA network drivers....from internet..


       or 

  eg2:  Local Area Connection 1 or 2 or 3
          Network Cable Unplugged, Firewalled
          Realtek RTL8139 Family Fast Ethernet NIC

   in this u can download "Realtek RTL8139" network  drivers.... from internet(which is showing model    no: RTL8139 through google search engine )


                                                          (OR)


ii) Click Start button ---->Select RUN option ----> type in the text box    devmgmt.msc  --->Select Network Adapters....

but this will show wheter ur network adapter or NIC is VIA or Realtek or......but does show the correct Model NO: of VIA or Realtek....

so i would suggest to follow the step (i)



Thanking you

M.Sridhar

             

Dec 27, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Refurbished EMA...

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I have just recieved a toshiba L20 - 197. it was a present of a friend so i do not have the user manual. i was told that it has wireless internet but i cant seem to connect. does it require a modem or any...


Wireless communication This model has three ways of connecting:
- wireless lan (from a wireless router or Wi-fi)
- wired ethernet (connects to dsl or cable modem via network cable)
-wired 56K modem (connects from phone jack to wall jack-slowest)




Compliancy : Wi-Fi® <----------
Network Support : 802.11b/g integrated
Wireless Technology : Wireless LAN
Wired communication topology : Ethernet LAN <--------
speed : 10/100 Base-TX
topology : international V.90 modem (V.92 ready) <------
speed : 56 Kbps data and V.92 data fax
Regardless of how you connect, you must first have a Internet Service Provider.
If you don't already have one, look in your LOCAL phone book under "internet", call a few and find out what they have to offer. If your just surfing the net, reading e-mails, etc. a 1.2m connection will suffice.
If your gaming, hosting a web site , or performing any other bandwidth consuming activity you might consider a faster connection.
The price per month is also a factor.
i usually take a few notes on price, availability in my area, speeds offered, features offered and wether they give me a free modem with thier service.
dont do 56K dial-up, you will beat yourself silly while you wait for the webpages to load.

Oct 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Config DVMRe to PC


  1. Main Menu
  2. Communications
  3. Ethernet Settings
  4. Enable
  5. On your pc click start, run type in CMD, click OK
  6. at the prompt type in ipconfig, hit enter
  7. write down the ip address, subnet, etc.
  8. On pc open network connections
  9. create new connection

Jun 05, 2008 | PC Desktops

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