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Dell wireless 1450 usb adapter

I need a router to match the 1450 usb dell wireless adapter what router do I need to get?

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    I NEED DRIVERS FOR WINDOWS VISTA

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    cannot make a connection from my wireless 1450 adapter to a nexuslink 5361 i using windows xp

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Any wireless router will be ok, they are all the same standard normally 802.11G, but if your adapter is 54MBPS go for a 54G router, or if 108MBPS, go for the faster router.

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Add driver for window 7

Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 does not include native drivers for the Del True Mobile 1450 USB Wireless adapter and there will be no 1450 USB Wireless adapter drivers available from Dell that are compatible with the Windows Vista or Winds 7 Operating System.

There will be no support for the Dell True Mobile 1450 USB Wireless adapter in Windows Vista or Windows 7.

For 1450 USB Wireless adapter drivers for Windows XP 32bit Click Here.

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I have several computers in my house, and just purchased a Netgear N600 High Performance Router. All computers easily pickup the signal and connect to the new router. However, one of my computers using a...

you might try moving your computer closer to your router
make sure your routers and your dell 1450 settings are correct ie:password user name,firewall settings to allow your internet to connect also test the lead/s whether usb or ethernet if applicable

hope this helps
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My main computer is vista, the one with wireless router , but I want to use my xp computer with the dell 1450 wireless usb adapter. it won't work

Dell do not provide support for vista on the 1450 USB adapter - see here http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dsn/en/document?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=bsdv&dl=false&docid=20075A1DBD60D650E0401E0A55175C46&doclang=en
I have not tried this - but found on another forum http://www.vistaforums.com/Forum/Topic5380-21-1.aspx olution:
  1. 1) Install the Dell 1450 USB drivers on a PC with XP32 (assuming your target machine is 32-bit)
  2. 2) Copy the "2K" drivers from the install directory ( c:\program files\dell wireless ) to a flash drive.
  3. 3) Copy the "2K" drivers from the flash drive to the Vista machine. After you plug in your 1450 choose to manually select the driver then browse to that folder. You should be up an running in a few seconds.
The extra connection manager software that came with the adapter won't run on Vista but you'll still get a good wireless connection.
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I can't find the drivers for this adapter I won on ebay (Dell Wireless 1450U USB Dual-Band Adapter)

The Dell website does have a driver download available for the 1450 Adapter. I've included the link for your convenience. I hope it helps!

1450 Driver
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Dell 1450 Wireless Adapter ProblDell wireless

This driver works with 32-bit Vista and Windows 7

http://members.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=1556056
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Dell 1450 Wireless Adapter is losing the connection after 5 minutes and then can't find the connection again without re-starting the computer. Frustrating!

Here are a few suggestions:

1. make sure that in device manager this device is set so that it does not get turned off to save power. (Start-Control Panel-System-Hardware-Device Manager-Network Adapters-Right-Click the wireless card-properties), also do the same for the USB ports

2. Install the latest drivers from - support.dell.com (since it is a USB Device, if installing latest version of the 1450 drivers does not fix it also update the BIOS and Chipset Drivers of your system)

3. Check for interference, especially from 2.4GHZ cordless phones

Check to see if the same thing happens when you take it to someone else's house.

I hope some of these suggestions help
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Dell Wireless 2350 BroadBand Router

You may get some benefit from downloading and installing Netstumbler

This util will allow you to scan the channels and select a chanel with less devices on it. then change the broadcast channel in the wifi router. This may reduce interference in the connection.

Also cordless phones are notorious for interfering with wifi routers so put some distance between the router and the base if you can.

Another option is to get an external antenna for the router to boost signal strength

something like THIS or THIS and place up high on a shelf. Just check your router antenna is the sort that comes off... should unscrew. not all do unfortunately so be careful not to break yours!!

BTW - the router is not a bad unit but it also is not the best around either REVIEW
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