I got myself a new dell inspiron n5110 about 2-3 months ago off the online dell store but as of the last month I've had serious issues with internet connections. The problem is is that when connected the connection will be either slow, cut out, won't completely download files, or just lose connection completely. I know it is not the internet or router because I have tried my lap top on 5+ different access points from home-work, etc. I think it may have to do with the laptop not providing enough power to the wireless networ adapter but I'm not sure. I;ve tried reinstalling the drivers multiple times, disabling/enabling, troublshooting but so far I've found no solution. If there is any more information you;d like me to provide, please let me know, and thank you for taking your time to review this.
I've got my laptop 3 months ago, same model ... First 2 months it worked very well, bu for the past month i've been having the same problem and can't find the solution. Please help!
Hey there, sorry about the late reply. Basically the bluetooth adapter was interfering with the wifi adapter so that was causing slower speeds and disconnects. All I did was go to device manager, right click on the bluetooth adapter and I disabled it. I haven't turned it back on since then, because I honestly don't use the bluetooth, but now the net is back to working seamlessly and trouble free. I hope this helps!!
Which wireless adapter is installed?
Places to look to see if the Connection is enabled
Start, control panel, networking and sharing center, click on your connection, click on properties. Look for TCP/IPv4 and TCP/IPv6, then click on properties. Make sure your settings match mine.
Original poster, If you have solved your problem, can you please mark the correct thread(s) with your solution. Thanks
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have been havin the same probem as urs. new n5110. jus bought it 2 months ago n now the wireless doesnt seem to be functioning properly. i see its a pretty common problem wid this model as is evident on other forums n no one as been able to achieve a solution yet. have tried disablin the bluetooth, but that doesnt help either. can u guide as how to go about it now
Just wanted to let everyone know DCHURCHES solution of disabling the BlueTooth device worked. It must have something to do with N and G routers. We bought our daughter a Inspiron 5110 for Christmas. I set it up here at our home where we have an N capable router. It worked fine for her on Christmas Day. When she took it home it would connect to her router which is a G router but as soon as she tried to open a web page the router reset. After reading DCHURCHES post I walked her thru shutting off the BlueTooth and voila - she is off and running online with no problems. Here are the steps she used:
1. Click Start icon
2. in search box type "device manager"
3. press Enter
4. In the Device Manager window click on the Bluetooth listing
5. Right Click on the device that starts INTEL Bluetooth....
6. Click on Disable
7. Click on OK when it tells you that you will not be able to use bluetooth devices if you proceed
8. Close the device manager
9. Connect to Internet via wireless
Hope this helps - Thanks to DCHURCHES - you saved Christmas as she was getting quite frustrated!
well i tried. jus as u wrote. but nothings changed. the internet still disconnects when m workin n the speed is so variable. and my router is a a n router