Wireless

  Nathan613 11:51 24 Mar 2010
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Can anyone please hapl me sort out my wireless? i cant connect to my bt hub wirelessly i have uninstalled the wlan and reinstalled nothing doing i have plugged the hub in and out also nothing doing. other computers are working no proble. my system is windows vista, dell inspiron 1525, and thne wlan card is 1390 mini card.

also my network adaptor has an exclamaition mark next to it microsoft tun miniport adaptor#2

please help asap

  mgmcc 13:42 24 Mar 2010

If your Wireless Network Adapter has an exclamation mark against it in Device Manager, you need to reinstall its drivers, otherwise it isn't going to connect to any network.

  Nathan613 14:24 24 Mar 2010

i have tried updating my drivers, the computer says that it is updated. can you please enlighten me with away to update my drivers other than through device manager.

  mgmcc 16:12 24 Mar 2010

The normal way to update drivers is in Device Manager. The alternative is to uninstall the adapter in Device Manager (if it will let you when it isn't installed correctly), reboot and let Windows "find new hardware" and reinstall it. If it can't find the drivers automatically it will prompt you for their location and you can "browse" to where they are. However, you will need to have the drivers for the wireless card. Presumably you can download them from Dell's website?

  Nathan613 18:01 24 Mar 2010

thanks for your advice so far, i uninstalled the wlan and windows reinstalled it a pop up message said that the software and driver were installed successfully. however the wirless connected by still i could not get on to the internet. (at the bottom of the screen there was no blue ball next to the network icon when normally there is if there is a proper connection).

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