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I can take this laptop to somewhere with an ethernet connection for an afternoon if need be, but am currently stumped as to what to do. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... ultimate.skywalker August 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm sometimes this happens when you change the version of your operating system. Wireless Script Cube and Desktop Effects in Compiz #Ubuntu Forums Social IRC Chat How To Use Code Tags How To Mark Thread Solved Posting Guidelines Adv Reply Quick Navigation Networking http://haiteq.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-6400-wireless-adapter-not-working.php

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html {If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html} Then run and install the program - on If you want to spend some money, pay someone to get your wireless going for you (and fix the problems you report on other threads).Apart from the function key, most laptops Adv Reply May 11th, 2011 #7 josephmills View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ubuntu addict and loving it Join Date Feb 2011 Location new york state BeansHidden! Remove and reinsert it carefully and firmly to make sure it is not loose. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/54599-63-internet-wifi-laptop-dell-inspiron-6400

Rating is available when the video has been rented. itechnoteen videos 801,064 views 2:44 Dell Inspiron 15R (5520 / 7520) WLAN Wireless Wi-Fi Card Replacement Video Tutorial - Duration: 6:17. It will show you a list of bits of hardware in your pC. Then remove and carefully and firmly replace it several times to cure any possible looseness or corrosion.

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  • I'm on a Dell Inspiron 6400 which had been running Ubuntu 10.10 (32 bit) perfectly.Today I upgraded it to Natty and the wifi now refuses to work.
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  • if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information.

Did you install the wireless driver - or just update ? Can you run this in terminal: Code: sudo lshw -C network I've taken the laptop home for the evening so I can at least plug it into ethernet while I get Ubuntu Forums member #899097 and Ubuntu Member: http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/index_main.html Main Page - Adv Reply May 10th, 2011 #3 danielgrosvenor View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans! laptop until windows xp crashed.I would love to surprise her with a Linux reborn laptop, but it needs to have wifi!

She loved her lil. ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen. toreee replied Nov 13, 2016 at 4:04 AM Problem to connect with printer toreee replied Nov 13, 2016 at 4:04 AM Alert error message from Microsoft Curie replied Nov 13, 2016 click for more info See the Release Announcements Section. Dell Inspiron 6400 wifi won't work « previous next » Print Pages: [1] Go Down Author (Read 2661 times) 0 Members and 4 Guests are viewing

Re: Dell Inspiron 6400 wifi won't work « Reply #11 on: December 30, 2015, 08:53:30 PM » firenice03 Rockin' the FREE World Gold Level Poster 527Posts Country: Reputation: 75 Linux If you do Code: sudo lshw -C network and find out you indeed have the Broadcom card not the Intel card, you can track down instructions to figure out how to kindly check what your operating system was when it was still working. I dont thing ive installed anything besides it on this comp fn f2 gives me nothing the light dosnt go on hope you have more ideas thanks !!

Wifi connection problem on Dell Laptop.(WINDOWS 10) - Duration: 2:08. http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2473445/installed-drivers-dell-inspiron-6400-connect-internet.html Details: While no Additional Drivers were needed on 10.10, upon installing Natty it prompted me to install "Broadcom STA proprietary wireless driver". Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Sign in to make your opinion count.

No, create an account now. http://haiteq.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-6400-speakers-not-working.php I want my ire to be felt. Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu Forums member #899097 and Ubuntu Member: http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/index_main.html Main Page - Adv Reply May 10th, 2011 #5 Onesimus View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Tea Glorious Tea!

Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. NOte: This is not taking the machine apart. try that switch ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - try safemode with networking - wireless often does not work in this mode - but just incase as the PC starts keep tapping F8 - a this page I am suing dell for this even if nothing comes of it.

Run the program A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-inspectorguide-1-2-1-RevB-6.aspx post a screen shot of the program running. Most Intel wireless cards are already supported in the kernel...73 DE N4RPSRob Logged A gun in your hand is worth more than a whole police force on the phone. Message 13 of 22 (179 Views) Reply 0 Thanks MisterW Community Veteran Posts: 5,605 Thanks: 81 Fixes: 8 Registered: ‎30-07-2007 Re: Connecting Inspiron 6400 laptop to wireless internet ‎14-07-2009 7:56 PM

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They use proprietary firmware that is not supported in the kernel.Depending on the card, there several different drivers to choose from. Loading... Logged Xpocalypse NOW I love smell of OS in the morning, Smells like 01110110011010010110001101110100011011110111001001111001Linux user since January 14, 2014I can look up things on the internet! The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector Download and install If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then

User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Message 15 of 22 (179 Views) Reply 0 Thanks « Previous 1 2 Next » Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to http://haiteq.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-6400-fan-not-working.php Join Date Apr 2007 Beans 307 DistroUbuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Re: Dell inspiron 6400: no wifi after upgrade!

Message 8 of 22 (179 Views) Reply 0 Thanks Interested Grafter Posts: 105 Registered: ‎20-12-2008 Re: Connecting Inspiron 6400 laptop to wireless internet ‎11-07-2009 9:53 AM Options Mark as New Bookmark Full details are available here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Posting_a_Screenshot Note: For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connection you need a signal of about -70 dBm or better. "A Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here to do that: From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all all the Add to Want to watch this again later?

Can you explain how pls. Dale Neal August 30, 2012 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email Every computer on the router can connect to the Internet but not my Dell Inspiron. I only have avast on my PC. New to Forums 37Posts Country: Reputation: 4 Linux Lite Member Linux Lite: 3.0 64bit CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+ MEMORY: 2Gb VIDEO CARD: ATI Radeon Xpress 200M Follow up I

Loading... netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Cheers Denzil.Re: Media Direct it came pre-installed on Insipiron 6400 I even have push button DVD player style buttons specifically for that programme.

A log file called FSS.txt will be created in the same directory as the program is run from. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ etaf, Jan 18, 2013 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Loading... Sign in Statistics 6,771 views 11 Like this video? Up next How to get your wireless adapters back in device manager if they are not being showed up there ? - Duration: 5:40.

See the Release Announcements Section. SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines Astonished Theme by Diego Andrés XHTML RSS WAP2 Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums Look in Device Manager under Network Adaptors. Published on Oct 8, 2013The worst laptop ever.This wifi performance of theirs is as per "specification" they say.Ordered this online owing to the trust I had with the 5 year old That's why we need to do the whole inxi thing, as rokytnji suggested.Code: [Select]lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4will also work, but inxi output or a system report are how we usually

Obviously I know this machine can handle Wifi under Ubuntu - it's definitely a Natty problem.