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Wireless adapter

by scott2121 / January 17, 2016 6:05 PM PST

When I am not using an Ethernet cord on my laptop and my laptop has trouble connecting to my wireless network. Would a wireless adapter help me connect to my wireless network?

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So you are assuming the one in the laptop now...
by Oldartq / January 17, 2016 8:29 PM PST
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is bad?

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I get such pleas all the time.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2016 9:44 AM PST
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There are many reasons from the old router in the basement to too far away and more.

Here, we have little to work with so no, do not buy such until you discuss the issues with your support.

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Computer wont recognize Ethernet Cord?
by bilal9222 / February 5, 2016 10:23 AM PST
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I am 100% positive that the Ethernet cord is working because when I plug it into my laptop it works fine. But when I plug it into my Dell XPS it doesnt do anything. Like the XPS doesn't even realize i just plugged in anything. I think it might be the driver but I am not sure. Can some one please help?

I dont know if this helps but I have a 1394 net adapter

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Keep in mind this is Scott's discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2016 10:37 AM PST

The XPS may need a factory reset to put it back to stock condition. If it still fails, arrange with Dell for repair. Also, test on other networks.

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