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I have a dell latitude 2121 and it Asia WLAN card is still disabled use wireless switch or hot key to enable it what do I dooooooo

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Open Network Connections. Right click and enable it. It can also be enabled in Device Manager. Check those if you don't have a wireless button.

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DELL Latitude E6510, wifi button was OFF, now it is not working.Wifi is showing red cross. Please help how t0 turn it ON? I think it is Hardware issue. Can I fix it through Windows? Windows 7


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Enable / Disable an Enterprise Laptop's Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi, short for Wireless Fidelity, is networking technology that allows you to connect to the Internet. If you have a wireless-enabled Latitude computer you can connect to the Internet when in range of an access point called a hotspot.
When not in use your Latitude's wireless card should be disabled. By disabling Wi-Fi, you will receive two benefits:
Start-up times will be much faster.
If the wireless card is ON and you are out of the office (not connected to your normal, wired connection), the laptop will try to use the Wi-Fi network during the login process to run the various start-up scripts, etc. It will eventually time-out (fail). By having the wireless card turned OFF, the start-up process will be much faster.
Computer will not continually search for a wireless network (and waste battery life).
If you are in the office (connected to your normal, wired connection) or in a location where there is no wireless hotspot, you don't need to have the computer waste processing power by looking and looking for a wireless hotspot. By disabling Wi-Fi, you will gain a little more power for your other tasks. In addition, you will maximize your battery operating time by disabling wireless activity.
NOTE: After your Latitude has started up completely, you can ENABLE the wireless card and connect to a wireless hotspot. For example, a wireless router at your home or at a local coffee shop. If you have connected to this hotspot previously, the wireless card should connect automatically for you.
NOTE: Once you have the wireless card enabled, before you shut down the computer, you should again DISABLE the card. The computer will then be ready for the next time you turn it on with wireless turned off.
Enable / Disable with Hardware Switch
The more recent Latitude models have a wireless switch to enable or disable wireless network devices and the
Wi-Fi Catcher Network Locator.
Dell Latitude E6420 and E6520 Series
These laptops have a small switch on the RIGHT side of the keyboard. The switch is toward the front of the laptop. The Wi-Fi Catcher™ icon will is above the keyboard. You will see a lit radio tower if the wireless switch is enable

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The Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility locates, manages and provides information about wireless networks in your area.
The Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility allows you to create network profiles, connect to an available network, and diagnose connection problems.
Enable the utility through an icon in the notification area of your desktop, or locate it in the programs list depending on which Dell computer you have.

Turn on the Dell laptop and make sure the wireless switch is in the "On" position.
Right-click the utility icon in the notification area of your desktop.
The icon appears as a set of four green, yellow, red or white bars, depending on the signal strength in your area.


Click "Enable Radio."


Right-click the icon and click "Open Utility" to open the Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility.

Control Panel

Turn on the Dell laptop and make sure the wireless switch is in the "On" position.


Click "Start" and select "Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility."


Click the box next to "Enable Radio" and click "Apply."


Click "OK."

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/network/p70008/en/utility.htm


http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/network/p70008/en/wizard.htm

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Wlan card disabled


The Dell Latitude E6400 laptop comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor for fast computing and an NVIDIA graphics card for video playback, gaming and Web browsing. The laptop has a built in Wi-Fi card, letting you connect to the Internet on-the-go. However, if you're unfamiliar with Dell or the laptop's factory installed Windows Vista operating system, you might not know how to enable to Wi-Fi.

Slide the switch on the side of the laptop toward the front of the laptop. This switch enables Wi-Fi connectivity on the Dell Latitude E6400. When switched into the back position, the Wi-Fi is turned off. Turn on your Dell Latitude E6400 laptop and log into Windows Vista. Click on the Windows "Start" button. Click on "Wireless," located in the Start menu's "Show" list. A list of currently broadcasting wireless networks appears on screen. With your Wi-Fi enabled, you can connect to any of these available networks. Secured networks ask you for a password when you click "Connect," while unsecured networks connect automatically.

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How do you turn on wifi for dell latitude d610


There is not wireless switch on this model. To turn on your wireless you will need to hold down FN + F2. If this does not turn on your wireless its most probably disabled in the Bios. To enable it, press the F2 key at the Dell Logo on startup, move down to wireless, press enter and move to wireless control, make sure its set to Fn+F2/App, then move down to wireless devices and make sure it set to on. Press Esc, and save changes and exit.

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Dell inspiron 6400 wireless capability turned off. need to find switch or function key combination


Hi, How do u do? You can easily turn it on by pressing Fn + F2.
have nice day. Babak

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Unable to connect to Wifi. Computer says WLAN card is disabled. Use internet switch or hot key. Can't find switch and don't know what a Hot Key is.


The dell D520 doesn't have any switch to power off the wireless. You will have to use the hot-key method. Just press Fn+F2. If you have curiosity:
In computing, a keyboard shortcut is a finite set of one or more keys that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered by the user.

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I have a dell inspiron mini with a dell wireless


Go to system restore and set the computer back to the day before the problem started...try that and let me know if it solves your problem:)

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Can't enable Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card


I had the exact same problem and went through the same steps that he did. It was only when I searched for a physical wireless switch (on the left side of my Dell D630) that the problem was solved. I didn't even know it was there and must have inadvertently knocked into the off position.

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My laptop won't connect wireless with my internet after I formatted it. Is this driver related? Dell latitude 120L. If it is, how do I fix it? Thanks!


http://search.dell.com/results.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&cat=sup&k=Dell+latitude+120L&rpp=12&p=1&subcat=dyd%2f1005&rf=all&nk=f&sort=K&ira=False&~srd=False&ipsys=False&advsrch=False&~ck=anav
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Dell Wireless 1350 WLAN MiniPCI Card, Wireless 1450 WLAN miniPCI Card, Wireless 1350 WLAN PC Card, Wireless (Except US,Japan) WLAN Card, Wi... Download this driver if you reside outside the United States and Japan. This release supports the Dell Wireless 1350, 1370, 1450,1390, 1490, and 1500 series Mini Card, MiniPCI and PC Card devices (not USB). R140745.EXE Hard-Drive 52 MB Verify Operating System and Product Compatibility

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Internal wireless card has been disabled. How do you fix this?


Hi car7924,

First, make sure that the wireless switch on the left side of the computer is turned on (this should make the WIFI light go on -- beneath the lower right corner of the screen). If it doesn't work, then try going to Start Menu > Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections > Network Connections.

You should see the Wireless Network Adapter in the window that comes up. If you don't, you need to download the driver for that adapter. The most common adapter in the D820 is the Dell 1390 WLAN MiniCard, and the driver for it can be downloaded at the following web address:

http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/Other-DRIVERS-TOOLS/Others/Dell-Latitude-D530-Wireless-1390-WLAN-MiniCard-Driver-A17.shtml

If, on the other hand, you do see the Wireless Network Adapter, but it says "Disabled" underneath the name, then right-click it and select "Enable." This should make it work.

I hope this helps - please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Kind regards,
H2H

Dec 13, 2008 | Dell Latitude D820 Notebook

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