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Wireless connect new dell laptop see's the westell wireless signal but won't connect. other wireless laptop in home works fine???? 1 1/2 hrs with dell no help.same result with phone co. tech support.

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  • drunk santa Mar 24, 2008

    my dell pc works fine but i do not get a connection with my hp laptop.

  • garbow2007 Apr 12, 2008

    I have a dell notebook and it's wireless works great. I just got a new dell notebook and I can't get it to connect to the wireless!! I went through the Westell over and over and have not found anything that explains it!

  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    similar issue - dell inspiron 1526 with dell wireless 1390 (broadcom chipset) can see the network, but doesn't recieve the authentication packet from the router.



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Call your ISP and demand a DSL tech visit. It sounds like either you do not have the correct password in your gateway to allow for access OR you have your computers wireless connection trned off. On my dell, i use Intel pro wireless set to connect. Your ISP's csr support should be able to get this up and running for you.

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  • donpihs72 Jun 04, 2008

    Main Window
    The Intel PROSet/Wireless Main Window allows you to:

    • View the current connection status (signal quality, speed and current network name).

    • Scan for available wireless networks.

    • Manage profiles.

    • Auto-connect profiles to available networks in a specific order defined in the Profile list.

    • Connect to infrastructure and ad hoc networks.

    • Configure adapter settings.

    • Troubleshoot wireless connection problems.

    Intel PROSet/Wireless Help

    • Press the F1 key or click the menu option to access help information.

    • To view information use the Contents in the left-side pane. Double-click on a book icon to open an item

    • Click on the Index or Search tag to look for a specific term.

    Starting Intel PROSet/Wireless
    Launch Intel PROSet/Wireless either from the task tray icon, the Windows Start button, or from the Windows Control Panel icon.

    To launch Intel PROSet/Wireless use either of the following methods:

    • Click Start > Programs > Intel PROSet/Wireless > Intel PROSet/Wireless.

    • Right-click the task tray icon located in the lower right corner of your Windows Desktop, and click the menu option Open Intel PROSet/Wireless.

    • Double-click the task tray icon to open Intel PROSet/Wireless.

    Close Intel PROSet/Wireless
    To close Intel PROSet/Wireless from the main window:

    • Select File > Exit from the main window menu options.

    • Click Close.

    To Hide the task tray icon:

    • Right-click the task tray icon and click Hide Icon.

    Connection Status Icons
    The connection status icons indicate the current connection status of your wireless adapter. The connection status icon displays in the Intel PROSet/Wireless main window. The task tray icon also indicates the current connection status. Refer to Task Tray Icons for more information.



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