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  • Forum Thread: Help with internet connectivity

    I have an dimension desktop 3000 computer. Everything was fine before until one day when i unplugged the modem from the computer and reset the modem to play my xbox360. after that the internet did not work on my desktop. I tried resetting the modem again but that doesnt work. it says it is connected...
  • Forum Thread: X51 BTO Cant connect to the internet

    My wireless adapter that came inside the computer can connect to a network, but i do not have internet access. i had to go out and buy a external wireless adapter. The external adapter was working fine for about three weeks, until i logged in one day and it said the same thing as internal adapter...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E4300 / Intel 5300 Wifi Problem

    Hi, My recently purchased Latitude E4300 has developed a problem with the WIFI. Basically, the system can't see any networks and won't connect to any. It is as if the Wifi Card has become disconnected or has broken. It did work when it first arrived but has since packed up. It isn't...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 1500 Wifi connection issues

    My son's Dell Vostro 1500 has been having issues staying connected to our AT&T Uverse wifi connection. Upon booting up, the computer connects with a very strong signal and after a few minutes, disconnect from network. A few seconds it will connect again. Does anyone know what can be causing this...
  • Forum Thread: MSN is the only Service provider I can get - where is optimum.

    I just moved an 2007 dell computer to a new house, We have optimum. I'm connected to the internet and i can't get an internet service provider other than msn for a fee. My HP computers work fine, The dell doesnt even show up on the home network. Help.
  • Forum Thread: New Dell Inspiron 3520 Win 7 does not recognize wireless

    Wednesday 12-12-12, purchased a Dell Inspiron 3520 with Windows 8. Installed Win 7 Home Professional and downloaded drivers for network communications. All loaded except Network Controller & BCM43142A0. I have tapped Fn + F2 (to turn on wireless) Device Manager has a yellow ! on these. Trying...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Problems with WWAN 5530 in a XPS M1330 - device not detected

    Hi, I'm having a very similar problem - do you have a link to the MS knowledgebase article/patch download? Thanks, James.
  • Forum Thread: "Limited Connection"; New Dell Inpiron 1545 w/Intel 5100 wireless-n

    I just received my New Dell Inspiron 1545 yesterday (June 27, 2009). But, I can't get a solid Wifi connection to save my life! I can connect to lots of different Networks and the signal strength is Strong, but I only have " Limited Connectivity " My wireless card is an Internal card...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 420 network card died and can't find replacement card that works.............

    Help! I am OUT of ideas as to what is wrong with my computer. Initially it seemed a simple thing; my network card went bad. So I replaced the card with a Dynex Gigabit card and it seemed to work. Used the computer that day but the next day the computer wouldn't power up. So I checked the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to connect bluetooth headset

    I recently bought a new DELL Inspiron 15r laptop which came along with a byte bluetooth headset. I am having problem in connecting the bluetooth headset with my laptop. The device is not getting listed in the view devices window. I could able to connect other bluetooth devices to my laptop. I am not...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wireless Conenctivity - XPS L501X (and other posters)

    I realize it's been well over a year since the OP posted their question, but since it's still marked as unanswered, I figured I post a response. The began experiencing this same issue with my Dell XPS desktop a couple days ago. Suddenly, I was randomly losing my wireless connection. Then,...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Cant get internet gateway back

    Thanks for the reply, OK nothing was working for months and then I got it working for a couple hours. I updated to SP3 and all the other updates that were available. I'm not using AOL, but the hard drive i'm using now does have Zone Alarm on it and I know nothing about it. I am also now XP...
  • Forum Thread: Freeze/slow wired broadband wi-fi O.K. Vostro 3500 Win 7

    This one has me stu mped. Been using this Vostro 3500 win 7 machine wi-fi for 3 months and wanted faster speed as my broadband is 12Mbs. So I picked up a cable and plugged into the wired network. Not only did the transmission speed crash, but the cursor freezes frequently if the machine is plugged...
  • Forum Thread: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 issues with Dell XPS 13 (Windows 8 Pro, "Media Disconnected")

    Hi, I have 2 laptops, only one of which connects to the Internet. The second, a Dell XPS, no longer connects to the Internet/network. Recently I updated the driver for the wireless adapter, Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230; however I later learned that there is a compatibility issue for 6230 and Windows...
  • Forum Thread: no internet on latitude c400??

    i recently purchased a dell c400 latitude laptop, used. i plug into the internet from home (wireless/clearwire) the same as i use on my home desktop. when i go to the internet explorer it comes up as page cannot be displayed, but shows that the local area network is connected i cannot go anywhere on...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 15 (vista) meets mini 9 (ubuntu) - let's talk....but how?

    I just oredered the studio 15 laptop/mini 9 package for my son for school. He intends to use the studio as a desktop replacement and the mini will move with him to class. Knowing nothing about ubuntu I'd like to know what would be the best option for him in terms of transferring data easily from...
  • Forum Thread: Killer N 1202 will not connect to Cisco WAP

    Hi, New Dell XPS, all drivers up to date, will not connect to corporate WIFI, a Cisco wap. It will however, connect with other WAP's I have tested it on. There appears to be an issue with the Killer wifi and the cisco wap. Can you advise please
  • Forum Thread: MODEM PROBLEM

    I HAVE PROBLEM WITH MY DELL WIRELESS 5620 (EV-DO-HSPA) MOBILE BROADBAND MINI-CARD. IT WORK PREVIOUSLY BUT NOW IT DOES NOT WORK AND HOW CAN I FIXED IT BACK. I USE DELL INSPIRON MINI 1012.IT HAS A SLOT FOR SIM CARD.
  • Forum Reply: Re: PROBLEMS XPS 15 WIRELESS CONNECTION WITH INTEL CENTRINO 1030N

    Good morning, thanks for fast answer, I tell you I did what I listed but the antenna cables were connected to the wireless card, however I encourage you to disconnect from the motherboard and antenna cables to clean, but was not dirty we did it anyway, but plug it in and turn on the laptop was the same...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Unreliable connectivity - Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

    The article about Power Save Polling applies to Windows XP. Do you have instructions on how to change this for Windows 7? I'm having problems with a fleet of dell vostro v131's with the Centrino N 1030 and also a Sony Vaio with the Centrino N 6230. The problem is when you open the lid and...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron not connecting to internet

    Hello, I have an older Dell that is not connecting to the internet. It's always been challenging using a wireless router. Apparently, there is some Dell software for the WLAN card that competes with Windows XP. The only way I ever got it to work was have a friend do some "run" functions...
  • Forum Thread: Connectivity issues - Inspiron 620 MT w/ Dell Wireless 1502 (802.11b/g/n) WLAN mini-card.

    Just opened the box and I'm attempting set up our new Inspiron 620 MT w/Dell Wireless 1502 (802.11b/g/n) WLAN mini-card. Running a Linksys WRT160N Router with MAC filtering enabled. Have entered the 1502 MAC address in the list. I've tried to manually connect to the network without success. Suggestions...
  • Forum Thread: I reinstalled Windows Vista on my laptop now I can't connect to the internet????

    I have a Dell Studio 1737 and I reinstalled windows vista and my dell resourses cd and I can not connect to the internet. I think maybe my ethernet driver didnt install but I'm not sure or even know how to install it???? Any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you
  • Forum Thread: Internet connection dies after 5 minutes

    Interesting problem. My Internet connection dies on my XP machine about 5 minutes after a restart. Does this for IE and for Firefox. Works fine for about 5, then dies and Internet browsing no longer works until a restart. Does this for every user profile, with browser add ons disabled, with all startup...
  • Forum Thread: NETWORK CONTROLLER AND SM BUS CONTROLLER MISSING AFTER REINSTALLING W7 VOSTRO 1550

    THE NETWORK CONTROLLER AND SM BUS CONTROLLER ARE MISSING AFTER INSTALLING THE WINDOWS7 ON MY DELL VOSTRO 1550. HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!