If there is a valid entry in the Device manager there should be a valid
connection in the Control Panel.
Try to delete the Installation from the Device Manger, and be ready with the
latest drivers for the NIC.
When Vista re-discovers it, install the updated drivers.
Jack (MS, MVP-Networking).
"Wolf Pack" <Wolf.Pack.5deec23@newsgroup> wrote in message
> I am working on a friend's Dell Optiplex 330 running Vista SP2. The
> Broadcom Gigabit Controller is showing enabled and functional in Device
> Manager but does not show in Network Connections. IPCONFIG /all shows
> the hardware connection with specific DNS entries. How do I get the
> connection to show in Network Connections so I can change the
> configuration to automatically assign IP/DNS?
> Wolf Pack