> I just reformatted my computer last night and I thought I had all the
> drivers I need but I can't get my wireless to start up, I'm currently
> plugged in via a cat5. I'm not sure how to make the connection or if
> theres a driver I'm missing and it wont work till I get that driver.
> I've been trying to figure it out all night so some help would be nice.
The Dell site has downloads. You could use your service tag, to
make a search there for what is appropriate. The first one
I could find, is this "Intel Pro/Wireless 2100" driver. You're
in a better position to judge whether this is the right one or
You can use Everest to learn about devices plugged into the computer busses. http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html
Another page you might want to look at, makes reference to
Wireless Zero Config. What I don't know, is where you'd look to
find if a wirelsss device can use WZC or not. (Presumably a
USENET group that specializes in wireless would be a better
place to post the question.)
"How do I switch between Wireless Zero Config and a mfrs. Configuration Utility?" http://www.dslreports.com/faq/wlan/30.0_Setup