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Dell Inspiron 15 - Lack Of Wi-Fi Detection


reason - I had no password set on my machine. I have an ACER AO722 with Broadcom Wireless N. I tried the common ‘command prompt' solution to not avail, it was frustrating. It worked perfectly on my linux mint ‘MATE' 15 ‘Olivia'. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-15-7559-2-amber-lights-4-white-lights-led-flashing-dell-inspiron-15-7559-4k-horizontal-screen-tearing-dell-inspiron-15-7559-battery-not.html

You can do this by going to device manager, right click on your network adapter, go to update driver, then "browse my computer for driver software, then"let me pick from a Reply fjotter says: January 20, 2014 at 12:16 am I installed the Microsoft version of the Broadcom driver instead of the Broadcom one and strangely enough that worked for me. Reply kywildcat says: October 22, 2013 at 6:39 pm If you have this problem with a Lenevo laptop then you're on your own don't expect any help from Lenevo. Reply Anand Srinivasan says: December 8, 2013 at 7:08 pm I have a Lenovo G580. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19985115

Problem With Wireless Adapter Or Access Point

The internet connection was working fine earlier today. Just a couple of ideas. I have also tried typing in the two lines of code recommended by other sites (which turns off VPN, if I'm understanding correctly) and I got the error message telling me Most wireless problems are fixed just by replacing the wireless NIC.

What to do with a development team that is starving? I have not installed Linux on the HDD, as I am worried the WLAN may not work at all after installation. Oddly enough, a fresh install of Windows requires so much user input and additional driver installs that I find myself "begging" customers to use Linux Mint. Dell Drivers Complex Analysis Integral Is this even, or odd?

They don't want you to know that you have RIGHTS as a consumer! It is a problem that HP has known about since June 2014. Network Adapter fixed my Problem Tranks for your help Reply Jon Ford says: November 24, 2013 at 9:28 pm Worked! http://www.ghacks.net/2015/03/27/how-to-get-wifi-working-in-linux-mint-after-installation/ You are the man 🙂 Your method lead me to the solution.

And changed the Mixe Mode protection to RTS/CTS Enabled then went back to windows network troubleshooter and clicked fix….walla fixed…. Ethernet Doesn't Have A Valid Ip Configuration Sucks to be without Internet I guess ;) Reply theMike March 27, 2015 at 11:59 pm # for a beginner you shouldn't have picked cinnamon. In the Power Savings Mode select the feature "Maximum Performance". To fix your wireless problem, this is what you have to do: Remove the default driver: $ sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source Install a the Linux Firmware nonfree drivers: $ sudo

Wireless Capability Is Turned Off

Rolling it back really works thanks!!!! http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-1757670/dell-inspiron-15r-internet-working.html Uninstall the wireless device by right-clicking on it and selecting "uninstall". Problem With Wireless Adapter Or Access Point The sudo modprobe b43 command just sits there and does nothing at all. No Internet Secured You see 2 drivers for the same broadcom adapter.

AES did not give me internet access but access to my network.. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-15r-7520-se-windows-10-64-bit-wifi-driver-not-available-on-dell-site.html Try Martin's method, and if you still have problems and have access to another computer and have Broadcom as some commenters said, try : cects dot com/bcm 4311-mint 16-nowireless-nointernet/ and also Troubleshoot Problems with the connection - works only temporally 2. Thanks so much. Dell Support

Thanks!! jasray March 27, 2015 at 4:40 pm # Useful information, thanks. Reply Girish says: July 21, 2013 at 8:33 am Thanks a lot … worked on acer 4710z.. check over here Thanks.

i just bought a new laptop and installed linux mint 17.3 rosa . Did as suggested,am now connected and happy. Reply jazzy says: December 11, 2013 at 9:27 pm thanx it worked out for me too:-) Reply janay says: December 12, 2013 at 4:13 am thanks @WinGuy so so much!

Even during installation, it said I wasn't connected, even though I connected via hard wire per installation instructions.

Reply Sue Song says: August 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm It seems working for me as well. To compare apples to apples, disable these and use the standard windows interface.6. I was ready to FDisk and go back to win7. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here.

Reply MM says: November 17, 2013 at 1:21 pm Thank you for the solution. check your email : D Reply Chris says: July 28, 2013 at 11:09 pm The instructions worked great for me on a Dell Inspiron 1501 (Broadcom BCM4311) running Linux Mint 15. asked 4 years ago viewed 77194 times active 1 year ago Upcoming Events 2017 Community Moderator Election ends in 6 days Visit Chat Related 5Wifi Adapter not working in windows 81Intel(R) this content Call them today and get free diagnosis of your system.

I hope this will help someone else. 🙂 Reply vancity says: October 21, 2013 at 12:56 am For me to get it to work I had to remove the openDNS settings if your laptop uses BCM4311, it may fix your wifi problem. Then, it would/could make a differenct. tilt would not make a difference here.

Reply John says: November 3, 2013 at 10:29 pm That broadcom thing helped me.