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WiFi kicking my butt...

by tech_ninja_81 / June 26, 2013 5:25 AM PDT

I reimaged my sister-in-laws Dell Inspiron 1521, and the wireless card wouldn't acknowlege available networks. Reloaded drivers, tried different drivers, rolled back drivers, nothing is working. It is showing that there is wireless capability, but it just shows no networks available, while every other device in the house sees both of my hotspots, plus several neighbors.

There is no switch or function key to enable/disable wireless, though the Windows Troubleshooter keeps stating that this is the issue. I've replaced the card (Mini PCI-E) and updated driver accordingly (remove old, install new) and it is still not working.

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Re: wireless
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 26, 2013 6:04 AM PDT
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Check prior discussions but
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 26, 2013 7:32 AM PDT

There is a hotkey on the last dell I used. But the owner decided they didn't want Dell's QuickSet app. My friend the tech pocketed a nice dinner off that one.
Bob

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