I have 3 computers, 2 work with my verizon wireless card. My Dell suddenly stopped recognizing the wireless card... I thought it was the card slot on my dell but when I tested my friends AT&T wireless card it was recognized immediately! Through lots of trials etc. I have figured out that it is simply something to do with the Dell and the Verizon Wireless card (I have even tried 3 other Verizon cards, one of which is a USB type, the other 2 are PC cards, none work!) I've spend hours on the phone with Verizon downloading updated drivers etc. and they can't even figure it out! Any thoughts? The problem started in December, previously it worked perfectly!
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For your issue, I have few suggestion.
1. Try to reinstall the modem and re-configure the modem again.
2. Try to connect your modem to a different computer to check if it will work
3. If your plug-in modem had a sim card try it to your phone to check signal and network.
if problem persist my suggestion is to contact verizon.
this works on it's own. like it is needed to connect to verizon wireless internet. your internal on the other hand is designed to work with a home networking equipment such a wireless router (one that is connected to the internet via DSL / Fiber / Cable / etc).
Any type 1 or type 2 PCMCIA or PCCARD (Not Express Card) should work fine. However, due to the age of your computer, I would buy the cheapest card that support WiFi G. Wifi G is not only faster, but has a stronger and more reliable signal over version B.
There are some wireless card which doesn't support verizon fios.Check out if your Card is supported or not.if not supported ask their Customer service for a USB wireless Card Brand and its specification which with work fine with verizon fios.
Yes you can. Make sure that you disable DHCP in the lan settings section in the router. Use the computer without wireless card as the server, the router will be install in this computer. i have an air card with Sprint and I'm using Encore router and my Wii, and 3 more computer can connect without any problem.
since you have verizon modem wireles router.. i have the same issue with the same model...I call verizon and tell the issue...verizon accepted that modem router have problem in wireless...i know that all my computers have no issues because i maintain and built those computer by me..
then Verizon send a new and different modem router...this time it works fine...since i received it last week. call Verizon regarding the wireless issues ..tell them too that you have some dead spot on your wireless..like if you move away more than 15 feet..your wireless connection get lost..
reset the network settings both on the computer and your router and start again. go to the website for your router and enter the ip or mac address for your wirless card and enable it on your network. to get your computer to recognise the network, turn off wireless, plug it in the local area connection first then for a few minnutes then enable the wireless and unplug the wire and it should recognise.
Make sure you are using the latest driver and software for the card. If you haven't already done so, I would also suggest trying the card in another computer, and a known good card in your D600, to see if the problem stays with your computer or follows the card.
If it follows the card to another computer then it is most likely a problem with the card itself. If other known good cards also fail in your D600 it might be something with the D600 card slot. If the slot is the problem then I would recommend contacting Dell tech support.
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