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  • Forum Thread: i cant add wi-fi on laptop

    i had to replace my hard drive in my dell inspirion 3520 and dell sent me the operating system windows 8 and the drivers and utilities disk. I was able to install windows 8 but im not able or dont think i installed the drivers and utilities correct i put the cd in and nothing happens. When i go on the...
  • Forum Thread: No WiFi detected on Inspiron 1320, wireless adapter missing from device manager

    I have an Inspiron 1320. Recently, I used Windows Update, installed some updates and restarted my computer. It worked fine. However, the next day when I turned on my computer, my laptop was unable to detect or connect using WiFi. I attempted to reinstall Dell drivers for the wireless adapter, but it...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5110 Mobile Broadband Manager not installed

    I have an Inspiron N5110 laptop and would like to connect broadband while I'm on the road, but see that the mobile broadband manager is not installed. Does this laptop have broadband capability? Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Generally is Bluetooth adaptor on Dell inspiron 14r-5437

    Some web pages I have through begin to make me wonder if my laptop actually came with a Bluetooth adaptor or there for the buyer to use external adaptor After installing windows 8.1 Pro I installed the several driver needed and that's when I noticed the Bluetooth isn't working and I also noticed...
  • Forum Thread: vodafone net getting disconnect after 10-20 seconds.

    i bhought inspiron 3420. with specification intel core i3,2gb ram & 64 bit os with windows7.previously i use hcl desktop. problem occur in net connection.i use micromax modem for net. when i use vodafone 3g in dell laptop net getting disruted after 10-20 seconds.then i have to disconnect & reconnected...
  • Forum Reply: RE: MIssing my network controller driver after re-installed windows 7

    Hi There My laptop has the same problems, and have been recently formatted. First is that the desktop is sort of like in the safe mode with enlarged text. Also I have those yello exclamation marks over Ether Controller Network Controller PCI Simple Communications Controller SM Bus Controller...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N4030 - Ethernet/Network/PCI Controllers not found

    I just did a clean install of Windows 7 32-bit on my Dell Inspiron N4030 and there are no available internet connections. As far as I can tell, all other drivers are functioning correctly. I downloaded the recommended drivers here; http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriverDetails/Product...
  • Forum Thread: Can't reinstall Dell Wireless 1705 WiFi

    Hi, Few days ago, I hibernated my Inspiron 15 3537 laptop running Windows 8.1 Pro. When I turned it on, the wireless did not work at all, it was like I didn't have the driver. So I downloaded the driver again from here: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriverDetails/Product/inspiron...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Reply: Re: Wireless Setup Assistant Installer

    comment entre wifi dans mon ordinateur dell.
  • 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 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!