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DEll Inspiron 6400 WIreless Adaptor Problem

The wireless adaptor was working fine and now it doesnt show up in the device manager and also i am not able to view any of the wireless networks. I guess its a hardware problem.

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  • rakeshpillai Jan 12, 2008

    i tried all those, even in the BIOS the wireless network card is enabled

  • AminD Mar 03, 2009

    I can't use my wirelless because there isn't any wireless adaptor on my system. I can't solve this problem. Help me please

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Hi,
Check if the wireless switch is present or not present.
Manually Enable the Wireless Adapter if present
Check the side of the notebook computer for a sliding switch.
Wireless Switch in the On Position
First you turn off the system flip it upside down then locate the battery and take the battery out and make sure you disconnect the ac adapter,.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins6400/en/om/parts.htm#wp1052769

Click on this link this will help you to locate the Wireless Mini-Card and try to take it out from the system and reseat it back then turn on your system u will find the sytem will automatically detect the device and will resolve the issue.
let me know if i would have been a help or not

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Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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Hi, if u have this switch on ur notebook for the wireless to power on, check it if its working??also check if the wireless adapter is disabled in the BIOS,, let me know,, we can go ahead for further solutions after this..

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

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