Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Wireless card Vostro 1720 Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN

12 Sep 2016   #1
Mdavison

W7 Professional 32 bit Version 6.1 (Build 7601:Service Pack 1)
 
 
Wireless card Vostro 1720 Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN

moderate
We're in hospital, she's I'll, I am 24/7 carer.

My Vostro 1720 connects promptly at home, WiFi or LAN.

Hospital has public use WiFi provided on each floor. Transmitter has TP-Link on the cover and twin aerials.

The Vostro can see transmitters for 4 floors, the signals come & go and, regularly disappear.

2 iPads & an iPhone stay connected unless, the signal disappears, in the same room. Signals are described as excellent or good.

The Vostro when I bring it in, after using at home,connects automatically. Twice has reached the stage when all 3 links I can see with a decent signal, can't connect, sometimes get asked for the password, run trouble shooter multiple times with no success. First time internet connection worked for 2 days, 2nd time for an hour, then couldn't log on to any link.

I'm puzzled why the Vostro doesn't hold the connection and the IOS devices do.

Public holiday over in a couple of days and I plan to catch the lady chief of the hospital and the IT manager.

I would be most grateful for queries, comments or, references to help in these encounters.

Thank you and regards


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Sep 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Mda,
no surprise that the other 2 work, there piggybacking on the "telephone" connection.

I suspect your comp is getting confused, which of the 4 signals shall i use???.

you need to set up the 4 connections under manage wireless networks, with the associated passwords, if required
BUT make sure they are NOT setup to connect automatically when in range, apart from home.
Id set them up
1) home
2) hospital master (the passworded connection)
3) most common working place floor
4) others.

To make switching easier, when you have the wireless network manager open >> minimize it >> right click >> pin to task bar.


Roy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2016   #3
Mdavison

W7 Professional 32 bit Version 6.1 (Build 7601:Service Pack 1)
 
 

Thank you. I followed the advice and I got a couple of connections for a short time.

Grumbled at the lady chief, grumbled at IT manager, grumbled at nurses and grumbled at reception, several times, encouraged my very polite American colleague next door but one to likewise and... , IT manager went off to the computer shop to buy a new bit. Connected at 04:30 and worked for about 4 hours, then back to seeing networks to connect to and no follow through to connection.

THEN she got discharged. Returned home where network only has to be rebooted daily to become a forgotten part of the system as it works reliably.

From Dell Forum this link filled me with information...

Intel® WiFi Link 5100

Many thanks for the answers, particularly the Intel site which shows the network card can be 'tuned' like the rest of the laptop. I'll get to that soon.

Thank you and regards
ps where is the cleaning/cooking/shopping robot??
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Wireless card Vostro 1720 Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help/Question? Intel (R) WiFi link 5100 AGN
I Have a Intel (R) WiFi link 5100 AGN, and i was wondering why i am not receiving the draft (N) quality i'm supposed to get i currently own a Belkin N1 Wireless Router.., Please help me with my problem, i also dont have as good connect to my router even though m bro has b/g he gets greater speeds....
Network & Sharing
Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN wireless adapter not recognized
I have a Gateway FX series 17" laptop and yesterday when I got home from university and took the computer out of my bag to start working, the wireless card just didnt exist, no networks were recognized and when i tried to troubleshoot it told me that no device was connected. Wired internet works...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 and Intel WiFi Link 5100
I've been having issues with my laptop and its wifi card for the past couple of months. It's an Intel WiFi Link 5100 and my internet just randomly stops working, other computers and devices still work fine, but on my computer I cannot browse the internet (however sometimes downloads don't stop for...
Network & Sharing
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN packet injection
i have Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN wifi adapter and it doesn't support packet injection. plzzzzzzzzzzz tell me about any patch file to resolve it. i want't to enable packet injecti:)n on it. help me ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Drivers
Issue with Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN
Howdy I recently started an internship in Egypt about a week ago. When I first got here the wireless internet worked fine (albeit a bit slow) in my apartment and around the campus. However last thrusday the Wifi on my laptop quit working. I have a Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN that has Windows 7 RC...
Network & Sharing
Intel Wifi Link 5100 Wireless issue with Win7 install
Hey guys firstly thanks for taking the time to read my thread. Recently completed a custom install of Windows 7 64bit version. Have installed all the Windows updates and drivers from HP. My wireless adapter will connect to my network with static ip address set manually but the...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:31.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App