Cannot connect to Internet after reinstalling vista.

* - Original title - OUR Dell laptop came with the vista operating system

OUR Dell laptop came with the vista operating system. Myhusband dislike vista.  Exp of Windows has been installed on our laptop.  recently, virus disabled the jury mouse & key.  I reinstalled vista. How can I connect to the internet.  I get an error msg.  the underlying ethernet connectivity required for the broadband connection was not found. pls install activate the ethernet adapter.

Fran

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Hi Joseph,.

I see that you can not connect to the Internet after reinstalling vista. I'll help you with this problem.

1. What is the brand and model of the computer?

2 have you installed all necessary drivers after installing vista?

3. do you format the disk hard while re - install vista?

4. who is the ISP?

I suggest you to refer to this article and check if that helps.

Wired and wireless network problems: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/network-connection-problem-help#network-problems=windows-vista&v1h=win8tab1&v2h=win7tab1&v3h=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1

Let us know if you need assistance with any windows problem. We will be happy to help you.

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