Also, I noticed that after I run the driver installers, it says that it has completed successfully, but it is only after I reboot my computer that I find out that “hardware did not install properly. I don’t know what’s going on. I went ahead and tried installing the chipset drivers and then the ethernet again afterwards, but to no avail. By the way, Steve, thank you so much. If it doesn’t, then you will have to reformat, reinstall Windows, install the chipset drivers first, then install the drivers for the other devices. Wait about 5 minutes. Hello, This is my problem too.

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Optiplex gx Ethernet controller driver win-xp-pro. Price was real cheap due to the fact that no Cell programs were included. So glad you posted the link for the Intel ethernet controller driver.

I don’t know what’s going on.

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I downloaded the chipset, but I still can’t get the NIC driver to load. You have no idea how much stress you’re relieving from me, even giving me that small beacon of hope Yes, I have searched for other drivers not on Dell.

RivanF You are welcome. I will try my Internet now. I am gonna shut down dell optiplex gx260 ethernet controller whole system, including the modem and wait for an hour and see if I can pick up the 4th ip again.

Click the Hardware tab, click the Device Manager button. Unfortunately, when I tried the previous idea and it failed, I went to go reforat my computer. Optiplex GX Ethernet catastrophe. One ethernet card would connect to the broadband modem and the other ethnernet card would connect to the switch. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

The drivers can be downloaded from HERE. Internet Connection Sharing would have to be enabled on the ethernet card that connects to the etyernet and then any computer connecting through the switch could then connect to the internet. Click Nextclick Finish. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting dell optiplex gx260 ethernet controller matches as you type.

Bev to the rescue!!! And by the way, Thank you. Then the instructions say:.

Turn on the modem first, and wait another 5 minutes. Before installing the Network Driver, the Chipset Driver must be installed first. Did you install the chipset drivers before even attempting to install other device drivers?

Hardware may not work. If you have any idea what to do, please, please, please help! After all the drivers are downloaded, connect the thumb drive to a USB port and transfer the folder to the drive, using the ‘Sent To’ Menu.

Message Edited dell optiplex gx260 ethernet controller Mr Ledesma on Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn’t. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Yes, I have downloaded all of the drivers from Dell. Fill in either your Service Tag number or the Product Model information and click the appropriate blue and white arrow.

Internet is working now! Please any help or way to get the ethernet controller driver? I know which IP should be detected on the GX but cant even install a network. I created this account just to thank you.