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Windows 7: Need internal WLAN card reco - stocker dead.

12 Dec 2012   #1
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 
Need internal WLAN card reco - stocker dead.

hi folks - I have a dell inspiron laptop with an Intel PRO WLAN card inside, and it no worky anymore. not sure what happened to it, but all things software cannot get it to function - its there; the drivers are loaded [latest greatest from intel] but it cannot receive a signal.
Fortunately on this laptop its easy to get to it and R/R

it uses a molex connector, spring retainers, so pretty standard easy thing.
my Question is : WHICH? which card would be best in today's market?

thanks for the reco


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12 Dec 2012   #2
DMHolt57

 
 

If the card is being read by the machine, the problem may not be the card itself. Have you tried a USB adapter?
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12 Dec 2012   #3
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 

thanks for the reply.
yes, works fine with a usb ralink stick. ethernet works fine.
just the wlan internal is numb...
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