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Dell inspiron 1545 Wireless disabled

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I have problem with my laptop that i am working with external monitor, external keyboard and mouse due to some problems.

I can't enable my wireless because fn button didn't work on external keyboard therefore my wireless didn't work and can't use it with some program like connectify me hotspot , virtual router

i make some steps but still problem

-Update windows 

-Use on screen keyboard

-Install a lot of driver 

i need help pls


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  • If you cannot use the "FN" - key on your internal keyboard try Quickset to launch Wireless

  • Button is deactivate

  • Try pressing the "Launch" button of the Wireless Switch (left lower corner) - the menu "Radio Control Options" should pop up

    remove the tick that turns on "All the Radios" and "Apply"- this should - hopefully - turn on the Wireless (see picture below)

    just re-installed Quickset (I am running Windows 8) and it worked for me.

  • Good work

    Button now is active and wireless is enabled but not working

    "Go image no 2 at first post"

    In connectify me is detect message that ap not supported with yellow logo

    "Go image 3 at first post" no red logo just yellow

  • Apart from the "Connectify" - program - can your laptop see the router and is connected to the internet normally or do you get the same message as in the picture below (a copy your pic) ? For the time being it is better not to run Connectify as long as you do not have a proper internet connection.

  • ahmad.roz,


    Please continue with


    Additional information that may help.


    Start, control panel, device manager, network adapters, double click on the Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Half Mini Card, click on advanced. Look for antenna diversity. Change it from Auto to Aux.






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