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  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545 network controller driver needed!!!

    I did a re-install of Windows Vista 64-bit. I followed the age old rule of installing drivers in the correct order, one by one they all installed correctly. I was able to get the LAN to work...so i was able to install all windows updates and all that fun stuff. BUT, i went back to ensure i had...
  • Forum Thread: Cannot find wireless networks.

    Hello, I am using a Dell Inspiron 1750 running windows 7 and all of the sudden last night I lost internet connection an was unable to find it again. after searching online i found something that sent me to services to start my WLAN autoconfig but it only gives me the message "error 998 invalid access...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wifi Driver Required for n5010 win 7 32 bit

    Hello sir, I want to install wifi drivers for windows7 ultimate 32 bit on my DELL inspiron N5010 . S. TAG. < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy>
  • 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: I could not able to find Network adaptor and also not able to install any network drivers. Dell XPS core i7

    Hi ALL, I am using Dell XPS core i with windows 7. I have never installed any OS other than original windows 7 which i got with my laptop. My wireless adaptor and connectivity was working fine. I re-installed windows 7 , after that , when i am trying to install network drives from the original CD...
  • 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 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: 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 Thread: Programs Can't Connect to Internet but are Not Blocked by Firewalls

    Every program I have that needs to connect to the internet to work correctly cannot. I cannot connect to my Skype, Itunes Store, and I cannot even get Windows Updates. I checked and all of these things are listed as exceptions in my Windows Firewall!
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5010 with Windows 7 and have trouble connecting to Netgear WNR 1000

    I also am using a Dell Inspiron N5010 with Windows 7 and have trouble connecting to Netgear WNR 1000. I have an Apple that has no trouble making that connection. I have spent over $100 to a local computer repair company trying unsuccessfully trying to fix the problem and $129 to Dell Technical Services...
  • 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: INSPIRON N5110 Wireless problem

    Hi All, I installed a Windows 7 Ultimate with sp1. I installed the necessary drivers. The WiFi adapter can't see any wireless networks. - the led of the Wifi is lighting at the edge of the laptop - the WiFi device can be seen in the Device Manager - I've tried the laptop with an Ubuntu...
  • Forum Thread: network card

    I recently restored my old laptop to factory settings. Since then I haven't been able to connect to the internet. The Windows Diagnostics says it can't find a network card or network card driver. I've searched all of the CD's I got with my computer and haven't been able to locate...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless Connection Problem

    A few weeks ago my inspiron 1720 laptop started to, intermittently, lose wireless...I would either have to reconnect manually OR it would reconnect itself on its own.... NOW it shuts down about 20-30 times a day....Can anyone troubleshoot this problem for me? thanks in advance
  • Forum Thread: No connections are available while THERE IS actually available connections..!

    my laptop was working normally and my connection to any wireless network was just fine till the wireless adapter started turning itself off so I just turned it on again.. An hour ago, it just could not connect to any wireless network and whenever I try to connect to the internet wireless-ly, I can't...
  • Forum Thread: Ethernet Wired Connection Issue

    Hello, I have an Inspiron 6000 laptop with a Broadcom 10/100 adapter. I keep getting the error "network cable unplugged" and there is no activity on the LED in the back. Device Manager is clean (no errors) I have tried: Several cables. deinstalled the driver and rebooted. Downloaded...
  • Forum Thread: "Network cable unplugged" - but it's not

    I have an Inspiron 17R SE 7720 that is about a half-year old. This problem has been occurring for as long as I can recall. I'm running Windows 8, but this problem was identical with Windows 7. My Ethernet adapter, a Realtek 10/100, works on boot-up. At some random point it stops working. It could...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5010 windows 7 64bit wireless driver not functioning

    Inspiron 15 Intel (N5010) After purchasing a new hard drive for my laptop and reloading windows 7 home premium 64 bit, i began downloading the appropriate drivers most of them seemed to work, except for my wireless adapter that doesnt want to pick up, I have tried the dell support website...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Intel&#174; Centrino&#174; 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 Thread: Inspiron 15-3521 wireless adaptor issue

    Hi there, my wireless connection keeps dropping and it is making me crazy. It says the wireless adaptor has been turned off or not recognized when I try to connect. I am using Windows 8 and I'm able to connect when I use safe mode. Please advise.
  • Forum Thread: not able to use the internet wired or wireless on my dell inspiron m5030

    i turned on my laptop today and i am unable to go on the internet with the ethernet cable or on wifi. a little icon at the bottom right hand corner says not connected no connections available . i need your help i am able to access the internet on my other machines so i am positive its not a problem with...
  • Forum Thread: Dell N5110 will not detect ethernet

    I have read through some of the questions on the site, and none of them quite fit my problem description. I recently had to put a new hard drive in my computer after a media failure on my Dell N5110 running Windows 7. After I reinstalled the hard drive, it will not detect the Ethernet if plugged in....
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1370 WLAN Mini-PCI Update Fails

    I'm trying to update the driver on 1370 WLAN Mini-PCI from the current 4.10.40.0 (2005) to the latest that I can find, 5.60.18.9, A14 (3/22/2007). The update fails and I receive the following error message: "no compatible hardware found. the software you are attemptin to install is not supported...
  • Forum Thread: Wi-Fi continually dropping

    Hey there Dell Forum Community. I have been having an issue with my Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop connecting to my router. I know for a fact that it is the laptop and not the router because on Dec 24th, I had a technician from my internet provider come and fix the internet. Now I am getting the...