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Dell Gx280 won't connect to internet - in Device Mgr in Other devices, all 4 are yellow ?; cable and signal are good, just no connection Can't download any drivers if can't connect!

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Try using another computer that can go online and download NETWORK DRIVER then save it to a flash drive and transfer it to your optiplex. type this in the search box, R132254.EXE this will help you connect to the internet..

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