After experiencing this issue on my Dell laptop, I found that if you use the windows 7 driver from Dell’s support page, and run it as administrator and in compatability mode for Windows Vista SP2, that the driver and Dell Wireless utility install, and connection speeds improve dramatically. Discussion in ‘ Dell ‘ started by ps89 , Apr 11, By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. I went to the Dell site and downloaded the latest driver from Dell and it did not allow the update to my Dell Vostro saying that the Driver does not support Windows With win 8 it worked most of the time with the v5. I did some testing by putting two laptops on the same spot.

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But then the difference shouldn’t be that wide right? Saturday, January 5, 3: However, it will allow you to extract the files from the driver wirelese to a directory of your choice.

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If wierless succeeds to establish a connection it is incredibly slow and drops it soon wireoess Yes, my password is: Sunday, January 13, 8: I’m thinking of ordering an Intel WiFi Link and see how well that works, since I have all three necessary antenna wires black, white, and grey even though the Dell only uses black and white.


The driver is most like provided by Broadcom chipsetand Broadcom refuses to listen to the end users. Monday, December 2, 5: Other solutions like the compatibility settings for the official Windows 7 or Vista drivers gave me system crashes, this one seems to be solid.

Similar Threads – Dell Wireless N. I didn’t have the chance to choose the Intel card as the only wireless N card available last time was the Dell card. Hi, Glad to know that the issue is fixed. I was hoping MS would be interested in understanding there is an issue with this driver. If there is a fix out there please share. The W8 driver initially installed is Microsoft v5.

BigMrC The auto installer didn’t work. Hi, Thanks for your report. That’s why you pay extra for that one. Share This Page Tweet. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.

Dell Wireless 1510N Half MiniCard

So I tried the v5. Not an IT pro? My studio 15 with Dell Wifi mini card has problems to connect to the network. Saturday, January 5, 2: This site in other languages x. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.


I have similar problems, but now with windows 8. We appreciate you sharing the resolution with the community. The auto installer didn’t work. I can order the card from eBay but it’s quite expensive. Thanks for your reply.

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Tuesday, February 19, 8: I guess I’ll just live with the Dell card for the time being. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.