08-09-2011, 02:13 PM
| | Re: DELL Inspiron 8500 Limited or No Connectivity Error Message -Help?
On 09/08/2011 14:42, Frederick wrote:
> I have a DELL Inspiron 8500 that I have installed a fresh copy of XP
> SP3 on. I have installed the various drivers provided for the Service
> Tag. Device Manager shows no error flag for Network Adaptors. I get
> no internet connectivity from either a wired CAT5 connection or from
> wireless. My router is concurrently working fine with another
> desktop. Ipconfig on the laptop shows no address.
> The laptop wireless router is Dell TrueMobile 1300 WLAN Mini-PCI Card.
> I also see "This connection has limited or no connectivity. You might
> not be able to access the Internet or some network resources. " Which
> I don't.
> Google shows this problem as known, but reveals that the error needed
> a fix if SP2. but not SP3. That fix is KB884020.
> So my problem must lie elsewhere.
> What to do, what to do. Anyone suggest?
> Big Fred
You may still need the fix - "SP2 needed" often means "SP2 or
Are both your main router and the Dell set up to use DHCP?