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Vostro 3450 win7 64 Pro Can not Get the wireless to work??

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Hi,

I have been in the Dell support site and have downloaded all the drivers that were recommended for mt laptop, issue is that I still can not get the wireless to work?

Yes I have tried the Fn/F2 keys to enable/o any luck, as well as checking the bios to make sure it was turned on.

The nly driver that I can notfind is the 

PCI\CC_0280 network controller which I believe is  for wired connection.

My laptops working fine wireless until I reinstalled the OS and yes I used the OEM Pro Dell disc

Please help , have been messing with this for days now

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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Bluetooth is working

THANKS ALL!!!

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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You need to open the out of warranty 2011 laptop and check the actual WiFi card to see which one was installed. Then we can locate the correct driver.

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Still having issued with the wireless and bluetooth drivers

(prior to re-installing the OS the wireless was working fine)

Perhaps this would help?

Also I did try this driver as a long shot, it did show that my wirless was enabled in my adapter settings but down by the clock I had the red ex over the signal strength  and also a incorrect driver warning sI I have uninstalled that.

Incorrect driver:

Network_Driver_9T8XY_WN32_10.0.0.309_A03 (1)

 


JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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Chris will do next

Thanks

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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Chris,

Sorry I  can not even find where the card is located, also can not find the Dell service manual on the 3450, just the owners???

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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Chris,

Sorry I can not even find where the  card is located nor the Dell Service manual only the owners.

Dell does show this as a replacement perhaps its the same on in the 3450 now?

Any other way to id the actual card? I did pull off the key board and nothing there?

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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Philip

Thanks for the instructions, but #1 would not work. Updates I did have already as well as updated IE11.

 

Tried the driver and it rand a bit and just stopped at the end and just sat there. Waited 1/2 hour and then manually restarted the laptop and got the blue screen.

The network adapter that is working so far is the 

Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

I fear that I will have to do yes another fresh install of the OS again?

 

I did order a driver disc for the 3450 off Ebay ( I know its a last chance) ,that is supposed to be delivered this Sat,

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JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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RE: Vostro 3450 win7 64 Pro Can not Get the wireless to work??

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Finally found a driver that works, Dell 1901 802.11 a/b/g

 

Driver details:

5525_Network_Driver_GRM5G_WN_WLAN_10.00.59B_A01

 

Now to see is that is also bluetooth, but at least Im wireless again

 

Thanks

 

JJR,

Inspiron 15R-5520

Win 7 64 Bit

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