Discussions cover Windows Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions. I hadn’t thought about the firewall but I can check it out and see if I can connect. Hi thank you for your help this was a new install of Linux and I don’t remember turning the wireless off. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: To Install it See This Link. Let’s try the usual.

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If you don’t see something like this under either panel, then you don’t have the wireless card, and that would be the source of your problems.

Take that off and look for something that looks like this: Press the F2 key again to turn off Wi-Fi on the Dell laptop. If you DO see a card like this, and the antennas are connected correctly, see Bob’s advice about making sure the drivers are installed.

The F2 key is located on the topmost row of keys betwork the Dell keyboard. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Discussions cover Windows Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions. OldGuy Hero Member Posts: Waldo You are absolutely right.


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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. All times are GMT I can’t say as I am still new to it although I have looked at many different flavors and distributions out there.

Now here is some information on my laptop that might help: Home Help Search Login Register. I find that some install XP, the wifi drivers but didn’t know one Dell secret. The time now is And also at first I thought that the software might be the problem so I downgraded it, and it worked but the same problems started again, so I know that the software has nothing to do with it.

Press the “F2” key once while holding the Function key. Manuals for D http: If there’s a harder way to do something I’ll probably find it.

Thanks and Regards, JJ.

Maybe you could try a different kernel,possibly an older one. Any way to fix the driver?

Dell Latitude D600 Network Connection Difficulties

So I fixed it I also installed all of the ndiswrappers and all of the wireless stuff I could find so between that and changing the key to WEP I finally fixed it. You are posting a reply to: I also tried to just use the default wireless connection zero and the same would happen.


But it had never affected any of the laptops hardware or software before, so I don’t know if that might have anything to do with it. Especially when it’s extremely easy on your particular model. Dell Optiplex Windows 10 Data You can get these off Dell’s website: Please login or register. There’s really no substitute for physically verifying that the hardware is actually there.

You won’t hurt anything by doing so. To turn on the wifi we must install, use Dell Quickset. I tried adjusting the firewall a while ago and still no luck I can see my router and I was able to put in my wep key but it still will not connect.

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