I have been using Ubuntu since 9. Please reply with the findings. However, when I flip the Wi-Fi Catcher, it is not listed. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Yes I see my wireless card in the additional drivers and it is activated. Tried rebooting so many times, yet wireless network option is disabled.

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At the time of upgrade there were some problems which got cleared after trying upgrade for 3 to 4 times. I wiped my hard drive and now my computer doesn’t recognize that it has wifi.

Start with the Dell System Software and the chipset drivers and follow the list. Inspjron is a Dell Service Tag and how do I locate it?

Dell Inspiron Wireless Network connection Setup – Dell Community

Can anyone point me in the right direction? The switch on my computer works Original poster, If you have solved your problem, inspirpn you please mark the correct thread s with your solution.

However, when I flip the Wi-Fi Catcher, it is not listed. Depending upon the extent of damage, the WiFi Switch and the bottom base of your system might need replacement. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.


I’m still at a loss. Feel free to reach us if you need any further assistance.

The menu read a little differently than you described but I found the wireless switch menu and clicked on None and now I’mback in business with my Dell wirfless another years! Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

Have you tried to see if you need to install proprietary drivers for your wireless card in knspiron additional drivers menu? Before my first upgrade, i. Dell inspiron 1525 wireless network tried to manually connect, but that still doesn’t work.

For better understanding, you may refer to the images below: The wifi switch at the side of my dell laptop dell inspiron is broken therefore I can’t switch on my wifi.

Dell Driver and Download Check consistently claims there inspuron newer Driver to be installed. After the upgrade I am unable to see the Wireless network dell inspiron 1525 wireless network enabled in the networks shortcut on menu bar.

I have no idea how to install drivers in a particular order. Please help me to overcome this problem. My wireless card is not working.


Our laptop is 18 months old. I was preparing a paper and my good ol’ trusty Dell Inspiron laptop lost connection and said I had to turn the switch on. When I open “Connect to a Network”, networ, is also not listed. If you can rollback the driver and see if it works. I have the same model and have the same problem.

I recently restarted windows vista on my inspiron laptop. I have the list of what drivers dell inspiron 1525 wireless network in what order but have no idea how to go about doing it.

Glad to be of assistance. I’m at a loss. Open the dash, type ‘ additional ‘ and see if your wireless card is listed there. I am able to use the wired network.