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no wireless connection on laptop

by river-lover / October 29, 2012 3:27 AM PDT

have a dell inspiron 11z. all of a sudden no wireless connection; says no connections are available and check cable connection. checked the all adapters and everything is enabled and reads that it is working correctly. ran for virus and all is good. when i connect router directly with the ethernet cable, the internet is available but on network 2. any help would be appreciated.

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There are a few causes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2012 3:41 AM PDT

I find folk use a registry cleaner and then I'm off to Dell to reinstall Dell's QuickSet app. Some users in their quest for no bloatware remove that and blammo, learn that some things are needed.

Bob

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(NT) so what would you recommend my next step to be?
by river-lover / October 29, 2012 4:25 AM PDT
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2012 4:27 AM PDT

If you used any cleaner and if Dell Quickset is running.

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