Networking, Internet, Wireless

Networking, Internet, Wireless
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Results for connectivity, Internet connection problems
  • Forum Thread: Network Adapter for Dell

    I have a Dell Dimension XPS R450 Desktop, with MS Windows XP SP3, which I would like to connect to the internet by way of a Linksys Wi-Fi Router N300 Model E1200-NP. Can this be done? Will I need a Network Adapter from someone?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wireless Setup Assistant Installer

    comment entre wifi dans mon ordinateur dell.
  • Forum Thread: After working on computer, wireless only works in room with router

    I took my Inspiron e1505 apart today to replace a broken fan. The fan now works, but since putting it back together, the wireless only works when the computer is in very close proximity to the router (in the same room.) This was never an issue before, but happened in two separate places with separate...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1525 Windows Vista - Limited Network Connectivity- nointernet

    Hello, I am facing problem with my Dell Inspiron Laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium32bit. Everything was working fine, recently I cleared a malware from windows security essentials, after that the network connection is always showing limited connectivity, for all types of connections, Ethernet...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell wireless 1390 WLAN mini-card malfunction

    I am using a fully updated Vista OS in a Dell Inspiron E1405 with 1390 WLAN card which didn't work with driver vs. 4.102.x dated 11/2006, but then what worked was the vs.5.60.x dated 8/2009 coming from: support.dell.com/.../download.aspx
  • Forum Reply: Re: Losing network connection (Dell XPS 8500)

    Hello, My name is Riley. Im pulling my hair out trying to figure out why my companies numerious Dell XPS 8500 systems are constantly losing wired ethernet connectivity. These xps 8500 systems are the only ones on my network experienceng such issues. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I figured...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop unable to connect to internet via Wifi

    I bought Dell Inspiron 5520 two weeks ago in Dubai, UAE. My Internet was working fine first couple of days but since past 4 days I am not able to connect to internet via Wifi (however there are other laptops i.e. HP and Dell) that are able to use the same Wifi to connect to internet but my brand...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3560 disconnecting constantly from wireless

    Hi there. I just received my Vostro 3560 monday afternoon and I have been having issues with the wireless. I have updated everything and it still receives "hiccups" every 30 seconds to 5 minutes. The connection refuses to stay longer than that. I have two other laptops in the house and have...
  • Forum Reply: Re: A very bad wifi issue with my dell xps 14z

    Still same issue after following the steps mentioned by you. How to search if the adapter has Antenna Diversity option or not ?
  • Forum Thread: Network Problem!

    Three days ago, my laptop was working very well and it was connected to the internet using a cable while since yesterday it refuses to connect to internet at all! I was using the cable as I used to. However, when I troubleshoot the connection, it says, Your computer is trying to connect a DNS server...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Can't find drivers for network and wireless for Windows 7

    Go to support.dell.com 1) dowload the drivers for your model. (save them, do not run them) 2) After downloaded, right click on each driver file you downloaded and choose properties and then the compatibility tab at the top. 3) Click the box next to " run this program in compatibilty mode...
  • Forum Thread: My internet disconnects randomly and requires a HARD FORCED shutdown.

    Studio 1747 Intel Core i7 cpu -Q720 @1.60GHZ 1.60GHZ 8.00GB RAM 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 My Network Card is Intel Centrino Advanced N-6200 AGN The Problem: Every now and then, more often now, my internet randomly dies - not a specific network, but the entire wireless...
  • Forum Thread: A very bad wifi issue with my dell xps 14z

    I brought one dell xps 14z laptop few days before. Getting very poor signal and internet speed is very low also sometimes it is getting disconnected. I checked all the articles in dell forum rearding this issue and tried every possible option but same issue persist. Please someone help me, i have...
  • Forum Thread: Network Problem!

    Three days ago, I could easily access the internet using my laptop and an internet cable. However, yesterday, it refused to connect to the internet using the same cable. When I troubleshoot, it says, Your computer is trying to connect to a DNS server that does not exist or incorrect. However, this cable...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 17r keeps losing wifi connection

    hello, i have had my inspiron 17r since this christmas. its obviously still in great condition as it is not even a year old yet. however, after about a month of having my computer i noticed something that it did that was very annoying. the wifi connection is randomly lost for about 2 minutes and then...
  • Forum Thread: missing adapter

    my adapter is missing from my device manager and dell can't tell me what kind it is. driver page only has wireless listed and mine is onboard. i have a 531s. does anyone have an idea what it might be? i had to pay 60 buck to have dell tell me i don't know and get a set of disks. hopefully i can...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L702X: cable "not properly plugged in or may be broken" prob when connect cable modem to ethernet port

    hi there, has anyone had a similar problem to this? I have a new XPS L702X laptop that I connected to a Scientific Atlantic 2203 cable modem (using modem's RJ-45 cable to connect it to laptop's ethernet port). I followed all steps correctly to set up this modem, (UPC is the ISP), it is 12 megabit...
  • Forum Thread: wireless mobile broadband

    I have a sim card sloat after removing bettry in my dell inspiron 1525 for mobile broad band. But i dont know how to use it. Please guide me about this.
  • Forum Thread: Trouble maintaining connection (wired) on Alienware M11x

    Hello, first of all let me explain I recently bought an alienware m11x from Dell. The laptop is in perfect working order as expected. For the first few days I used only wireless connection. This connection was perfectly sound and worked a treat. However upon returning to my halls of residence I have...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Centrino wirelessN 1030 intermittent connectivity on brand-new laptops

    ***** Issue Resolved - Wifi works at N speeds with bluetooth enabled without messing around with router settings ***** I had the same problem (dreadfully slow download speed, disconnections, etc.) with Inspiron 15R N5110 with Intel Centrino wireless-N 1030 that I received day before yesterday....
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron mini 1010 (10v) ip gateway ping test failed

    Hey! So I've disconnected everything from the wall outlet at the same time to see if that helped: nothing. Now what? Thanks all ya'll! Kevin Bell
  • Forum Thread: No sign of Bluetooth or Wifi following hard drive replacement and new OS loaded

    Hi Everyone, Following a new HDD & install of the OS my Dell 1525 is not showing wifi or bluetooth and is not letting me connect via wireless. I have tried installing drivers but nothing. I can only connect via ethernet. I also tried removing the card and replacing it to ensure it was in correctly...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless network not working after windows 7 reinstall

    I did a custom reinstall on my dell latitude e5420 laptop using dell windows 7professional 64bit sp1dvd and now my wireless network is not working. I tried turning the switch on and off, restarted my laptop, and I also went to dell suport and downloaded all the recomended drivers and it still doesnt...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 and slow internet connection

    1MAK Thankyou! I can confirm the issue is resolved. Although Intel advices us the end users to obtain the drivers from OEM web site this time it was better of geting them right from the source. My laptop had an old version of driver and it had an update on dell support page but it didn't fix the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wireless Connection for Inspiron 14z

    Breadfruit, if you are runnng McAfee you were likely a victim of a bad update. See the sticky at the top of this forum or go here. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/network-internet-wireless/f/3324/t/19462887.aspx . I was extremely frustrated after spending hours searching for the problem and...