Networking, Internet, Wireless

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  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 15R 5537 Wireless adapter problems

    So I bought my 15R recently and installed Win 7 64 bit and downloaded/installed all drivers perfectly fine except 1 thing, the wireless drivers wont install and keeps telling me failed to install. I'm suppose to have 2 drivers: 1) Dell Wireless 1705 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Driver (says installation failed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1525 wireless network adapter

    I bought my Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit quite a while ago. I had a problem with it, and an incompetent "technician" erased (!!!) Vista and installed XP. Now I finally got around to re-installing Vista, and all is good, but I don't seem to be able to breath...
  • Forum Thread: Question about USB wireless adapter for Windows XP

    I'm trying to set up a wireless connection for my desktop pc with Windows XP. I don't see any options for a wireless connection. Would a USB adapter do the trick? Looks like the easiest option.
  • Forum Reply: RE: Wireless Network Adapter Not Present Inspiron 15 3521

    Oh YAY. I see this is a known issue. I need that right now like I need rabies. Same problem as everyone else more or less - I bought a new Inspiron 3521 with Win8, hated it, put Linux Mint on instead & it worked fine. BUT now that I need to use this laptop for business I need it to be on Windows...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 1550, driver issues

    The network controller and sm bus controller are missing after installing the Windows7 on my Vostro 1550. help me please!
  • Forum Thread: how to connect Wi-Fi from dell tower to wireless router

    I have a Bravia TV and planning to buy a Dell Inspiron 3000 Series 4th Gen. Intel Core i5 3.4GHz 1TB Desktop tower. The tower says it has Wi-Fi connectivity. I am planning to connect the tower to my wireless router. Is that possible or do I need to buy a usb wifi adapter to connect it? Is the tower sufficient...
  • Forum Thread: New Laptop - Wireless Connection Problem

    I just purchased an Alienware17, running windows 7, 64 bit. It won't connect to the router at home. The network icon in the tray has an exclamation mark. On the Network and Sharing Center, access type says no network access and connections has the name of my router. IPCONFIG shows an IP address...
  • Forum Thread: ANOTHER very slow Wi-Fi on Brand New Dell XPS 13

    The 2013 post with a similar subject line concerning this same issue is marked with a green check, and the note "This question is answered". HA! It ain't so, Joe. Here's a link to that post: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/network-internet-wireless/f/3324/t/19493864.aspx...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1555 fails to connect to visible wireless networks

    I'm troubleshooting my Dad's Studio 1555 laptop (running windows 7 x64). According to device manager it has an "Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN" adapter (driver v 14.3.2.1). The laptop has been able to connect to wireless networks in the past, and to our home network specifically, but a few...
  • Forum Thread: DELL WIRELESS ADAPTER DEVICE NOT FOUND

    when i install "dell wireless wlan 1502 half mini-card" on my "dell inspiron 15r n5110" laptop. then an error occurs during installation. this shows dell wireless adapter not found ,the device may not present or could been ejected.aborting installation ,please insert the card and...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 7537 - Wireless network unable to find adapter

    Hi all, Been fighting this for over a week now and really hoping someone can help out here. My bluetooth adapter became corrupted last week (device manager said Windows shut it down - error Code 43). I reinstalled the drivers - with the help of Dell tech support to make sure I was using the right...
  • Forum Thread: I can not install my wi-fi driver.

    Good day! I have a Dell Inspiration 15 3521 laptop, windows 7 ultimate 32 bit, and I have a problem with my wi-fi driver. I download it from the dell support, but everytime it fails to install. It tells me that it isn't suited for my laptop or that it isn't corectly installed. This are my...
  • Forum Thread: WWAN upgrade (DW5560 or DW5570) in Latitude E7240 - Antenna cables issue ?

    I want to upgrade my Dell Latitude E7240 with a Dell Wireless 5560 (or 5570) This Mini-Card has 2 U.FL/IPEX connectors (a MAIN and an AUX) that should be connect to antenna cable. But my laptop only has only 2 antenna cables with female U.FL/IPEX connector (One black / One grey) already used by Dell...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless issues with Windows 8.1

    I have a Inspiron 17R. I have a TP-Link Dual Band router. My Inspiron 17R will connect at 150, and holds a solid connection. When I install a TP-Link TL-WDN3200 USB Dual Band wireless N600, I get very intermittent connectivity, sometimes dropping to as slow as single digits. I have tried using the TP...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 7537 Intermittent wi-fi operation

    Why does the Wi-Fi work only intermittently and then very slowly on my computer? Modem and router function just fine with all other devices in the house. Network operations are fine via Ethernet cable. Is there a problem with Inspiron 15 7537 wi-fi hardware?
  • Forum Thread: Can't connect via wireless...adapter not working?

    I'm having an issue connecting to the internet via wireless on my Studio 1555 running windows 7. Sometimes it can detect wireless networks, and sometimes it cannot (red X over wireless symbol). Our router is working fine according to my housemates, and I can get on the internet via physical connection...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless Recognizing Networks but unable to connect

    I was connected to my home network yesterday and suddenly I was disconnected. I got closer to the router and was able to reconnect. There were two other laptops in the house that were able to connect fine. I took my laptop to other locations where I have been able to connect in the past, could see the...
  • Forum Thread: Problem with wireless Adapter or access point----------not fixed

    Hi , I m facing a network connectivity issue from last one week. when i connect my Laptop (Dell studio 1555 - windows 7 32 bit OS) to modem or router directly it is working fine .only wireless connectivity issue i m facing. I tried to install wifi Driver software (Broadcom wireless utility setup...
  • Forum Thread: My Dell Latitude E6430 does not recognize its wire-less if it is connected through a network port.

    I have a problem with my wireless connection. I want to use the internet provided by my cable (wired to my network card) through the wireless and make my PC a Wi-Fi hot-spot. I use connectify software. If I use a EVO (usb dongle based internet) then I can share my internet over the Wi-Fi with my phone...
  • Forum Thread: Can't connect to wireless connections

    Hi, I am facing an issue with dell 5420 wherein I cannot connect to the available wireless networks. Whenevr there are new connections available the system detects it and says "Automatically Connected" and does not provide an option to enter the password key due to which it does not work...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless adapter disappeared from device manager

    Greetings, I have a Dell XPS L502X, and it was working fine, with wireless connection. Today, I turned it on and I received a message from Intel wireless that "No physical adapter was found". I use Windows 7 Ultimate. I tried ipconfig -all and no wireless adapter was listed. I tried...
  • Forum Thread: Bluetooth not working on Inspiron 3521 with Windows 8.1 after Wireless 1703/1705 update..

    Hi, I recently updated my OS from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, what i noticed was that the bluetooth pairing with other devices wasn't happening and I thought it would be because the driver was outdated, thus I came to the Dell drivers page and searched for wireless drivers for windows 8.1 on which...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless network adapter not working after reinstall

    I have a dell vostro 1450. I upgraded from windows 7 professional to ultimate yesterday. After the update i installed all the drivers in c:\dell\drivers . All installed properly except the wireless adapter driver. The install starts n then it automatically closes without completing, sometimes it show...
  • Forum Thread: Dell venue 8 pro Wi-Fi card getting low speeds.

    I should be able to get speeds up to 12mbps through my AT&T U-Verse gateway. My game console and cell phone both high speeds, but not my Dell tablet. I have installed every update, tried the current and previous drivers for my wireless adapter, but I can't get anything more than 3mbps. One recommendation...
  • 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...