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My Dell 1501 laptop wont detect any wireless network and will not pick up my network even when using an ethernet cable to the router.

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Hi, you need to check that the drivers are installed working properly with no problems. Go to start, control panel, hard ware and select device manager. Any problems will be highlighted with a yellow ?. right click here and select update driver. If this doesn't work go to Del's website and download the latest driver. Hope this helps

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