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Windows 7: Wireless connection help pls

14 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional, SP1
Wireless connection help pls

I reformat my drive. I can NOT get Wireless connection to work.

I got Internet when I hook my computer with the router. I went to Dell support to download the driver for Dell Inspiron 700m. I downloaded intel(r)pro/wireless 2200bg network connection. However, my computer does NOT connect or show the sign on the task bar that it has recognized any connection.

Please tell me what am I missing? How to get the connection wirelessly. I had no problems with WinXP. I have problem with Windows 7.Please help. Thanks for your time.

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14 Nov 2011   #2

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

1: Does your Wi-Fi connection show up under Available Connections?
2: Go to Device mgr and check under Network Adaptors. The wifi driver must be installed and enabled.
3: Reset your wifi router and check if its showing up now.
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14 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2

Sounds to me like you've upgraded OS and your wireless card is either no longer supported, or your just downloading older drivers designed for XP

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14 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional, SP1

Diness ,
For #1 the answer is NO. The network has a sign at the taskbar and it says "not connected".

In terms of Network Manager, where and how do get it pls. Thanks
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19 Nov 2011   #5

Win 7 Home premium 64 bit

Did you get the problem fixed?... if not, does the sign at the taskbar say 'not connect - no connections available'?... if so your wireless is turned off. On my Dell I can turn the wireless on/off using the F2 key.
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