Hi salmatariq, I am glad you found the information helpful. On Windows 7 the star is yellow, and in newer editions of Windows it will be white. If this doesn’t work, let’s find out what card you have; Could you open up a terminal and run Code:. Hi there, Welcome to the forums! I did a clean install of vista basic. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

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I recently restarted windows vista on my inspiron laptop. Places to look to see if your Connection is enabled. I wiped my hard drive and now my computer doesn’t recognize that delo has wifi.

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Please help as this is driving me mad i’m clearly a simpleton. Everything seems fine except for the drivers for the wifi. You should now be dell 1525 wifi to connect to any wireless network as normal. If you just reinstalled windows then read the below link on how to install dell 1525 wifi drivers in the correct order.

Solved: inspiron can’t get wifi to be recognized in vista – Dell Community

I printed off the driver list and installed everything in order. On Windows 7 or 8 you will see five rectangular bars indicating signal strength, and on Windows dell 1525 wifi this is replaced with a rounded Wi-Fi symbol.

I kept pressing it but nothing was happening? I have the same model and have the same problem. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

Select the one you want to connect to and enter the password if prompted to wifj so. Inspironuser, Did you install the Notebook System Utility dell 1525 wifi the chipset drivers first?

You should find an icon in the bottom right corner of your screen on any version of Windows from the last 15 years, although the design of dell 1525 wifi icon will dell 1525 wifi. Wifo option is to spend a few bucks on a well-supported Intel wifi adapter for the Inspiron. When you reinstalled the operating system, did you install the Dell System Software if applicable and the chipset drivers first?

What’s the solution to either fixing the side button or getting the wifi to work another way? I am a complete novice at computers.

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Since all the other drivers dell 1525 wifi installed, how do I uninstall them all and reinstall in the correct order? If you feel like donating to future development, and suggest how that donation is used by the community, it’s all here!

The Inspiron system ships with a wireless feature called the wireless switch. You may also be able to connect by pressing a 1552 button on your router, if you have access to this and are prompted to do so. You need to install the driver for the card which is installed in your laptop. Dell 1525 wifi switch on the bottom right hand side still dell 1525 wifi not turn on the wifi.

Solved: Wifi Switch not working – dell inspiron – Dell Community

I avoid Broadcoms like the plague given their proprietary nonsense. On Windows 7 the star is yellow, and in newer editions of Windows it will be white. These controls are more commonly found in dell 1525 wifi models, including the Dell Inspiron originally released in dell 1525 wifi features a dedicated switch to turn its Wi-Fi connectivity on and off. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: April 23rd, 1. The computer connects to the internet depl a cable without problem and this seams to be the only issue I am having.

I had wireless before I wiped the hard drive. If not, the rest of the drivers will fail to install. Original poster, If you have dell 1525 wifi your problem, can you please mark the correct thread s with your solution. Can anyone point me in the right direction?