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Dell Inspiron 2650 Problem

The time now is May 12th, ddll. I know there’s nothing wrong with the cable or the network, because just a few days before I’d been testing the older laptop with the same setup, and despite its graphics issues, it had no trouble etthernet the network to work.

Apparently it didn’t recognize the touchpad or keyboard, either. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: And discovered that Firefox would not load a single website.

Back to Computer Help forum 2 total posts. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Sexually explicit or ethernett language Spam: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. With the wired cable plugged in.

Did I miss something? So I need to be able to guarantee that I’ve found a solution for the ‘net before I actually install Lubuntu, or I’ll have to look elsewhere for a Linux solution. This was helpful 0. Both my computer and this laptop were on the same switch, and mine had ‘net the whole time, so it really has me wondering what just happened, as rebooting from the Lubuntu disk the second time, the Internet is working.


Drivers for Dell Inspiron 2650 notebooks network cards

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Dell Inspiron Problem. So this time I grabbed the regular desktop version of Lubuntu and fired up the live environment to test. I’d like controllre get Lubuntu working. Please try again now or at a later time. They occasionally die completely and an external ethernet is then required for replacement. Grif Hope this helps.

Try visiting the ethernet card manufacturer’s website and see if there is an updated driver for the device. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

Just replaced a hard drive, reloaded oem windows xp, downloaded drivers from dell website and installed in recommended order.

DELL Inspiron Laptop Windows XP Drivers, Applications, Updates | Notebook Drivers

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal ddell such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. This is the output of lspci which I could access thanks to Puppy Linux: Results 1 to 3 of 3.


Just to be sure, I tried booting off a Puppy Linux disc I’d had for testing the other laptop–and everything worked, Internet, mouse, keyboard, etc.

But I don’t know Puppy Linux I’ve only worked in Debian-based environments and am not comfortable trying to support that.

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It loaded, filled the full screen I was so relieved, after my trouble with the other onebut my first sign of trouble was not being able to get the mouse pointer to work. Either that or a complete motherboard replacement.