Hi. I just got the most advanced dell studio model with a wireless WLAN 1520 Half mini card. Eeverthing is working good but not the wireless. I get the wireless connections up in the wireless, but when i press connect it doesnt manage to connect. I tried manually but also failed. I can connect with my other mini pc(this one) so there is nothing wrong with the wireless.
I hace tried connecting to secure and unsecure internet connections that appear in the wireless but havent managed. I can see the internet connections but it doesnt manage to connect. I tried almost everything and was hoping that i dont need to reinstall the pc if that even helps.
I need help, if anybody can suggest anything that can solve this issue....
Thanks in advance =)
hi, I have the same problem with my studio 1558 (with Dell Wireless 1520 802.11n Half Mini Card) to connect to my Linksys WAG120N ADSL Wireless Router.
1- I could connect to another dell studio 1558 with my laptop in adhoc mode 3 days ago (but I can not check anymore because the other laptop is not available now)
2- I can connect wireless to the router and use the internet with my Sony Ericsson P1i mobile phone
3- and I can connect with Lan cable to the router with my laptop
But I can not see any wireless network in my laptop
I try "netsh wlan show filters" to check if there is any filter about adhoc or infrastructure networktype but there is no filters there
I have a Studio 1558 and lost my wireless connection last week to the 2 different routers I normally connect to, I tried everything in settings on the laptop and couldnt resolve it. Finally I uninstalled Dells wireless utility and then did a system restore back a week and reinstalled the wireless utility from a download and all worked again, even to the point of still having my passwords saved for router wireless access on both routers. I suspected it was probably an auto update through windows that broke it so i then did windows updates one at a time and this time there was no problem.
I solved my problem. I opened the laptop to change the networkcard because dell sent me a new one. Then i found out that one of the conection cables going into the ntworkcard wasnt conected. When i conected that properly, everything workd. The pc- came with that cable of something i think was baddly done by dell, so maybe you guys should open your pc- and check if all the cables are conected because that was my problem....
My problem solved either, but windows system restore couldn't do anything for me, after that I did use the Dell PC Restore and hopefully everything is perfect right now.
I've had the same problem on my Studio Laptop 1558. I would get connected to an access point and there would be "no internet access" here is what I did to resolve the problem...
My adapter card was only set for b, not sure why, but once i changed the setting I was able to connect to the internet.