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Wireless Driver Install - Windows couldnt automtically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter

Greetings - I have a Dell 6520 and am trying to install the driver for the wireless card and getting below:
Windows couldnt automtically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter

I have downloaded the latest driver from Dell but need some help getting the rest of the way.  I imaged the machine using ghost and am not sure if there is additional driver dependancies that may need ot be resolved.

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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Set the wireless NIC to disabled in Device Manager, uninstall the wireless driver, run TCP/IP reset:

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator
Then  netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

Now re-enable the wireless NIC, restart the computer and install the new driver.

Does this work?
AkinsdNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Your antivirus program could be preventing the installation. This is a common experience with Norton.

Try permitting the application in your antivirus program or disable the antivirus program, then re-attempt the installation.


Other alternatives
netsh winsock reset (in addition to the netsh command provided above), then reboot
sfc /scannow

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