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Wifi won't work please help

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Oppositeofhood, Mar 19, 2015.

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  1. Oppositeofhood

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    I have an inspiron 15r 5520 and I've had it for about 3 years. I got a blue screen virus so I bought a new hard drive. Now everything installs but everything to do with the Internet.Even when I plug in my ether net cord my computer doesn't even react. Nothing is able to update and I've read there is a certain order you have to install everything in
    I also read that it could be my Wifi Card which I've never had a problem with. I didn't want to scrap the laptop because the Core I5 is really good only 2 generations behind. Any help please!!!If this is in the wrong place can someone please change it.
     
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    I did and they get errors when installing telling me they don't match my computer which is impossible because I used my service tag and they fail to update as well
     
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    how did u install windows on the new harddrive??? with a dell disk that came with the laptop???
    did u install ALL the drivers after???
     
  6. Oppositeofhood

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    Installed all the drivers separately because I couldn't find the disk
     
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    how did u install windows on the new harddrive??? with a dell disk that came with the laptop
     
  8. Oppositeofhood

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    No manually I couldn't find my cd to my laptop
     
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    There seem to be several wireless drivers for that Laptop on Dell's website, did you try them all ?
     
  10. Oppositeofhood

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    Yes they didn't install gave me a error and wouldn't update
     
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    I put the ethernet cable in and nothing happened
     
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    I would reinstall windows
    Download the all the drivers u need to your desktop.....install the chipset first then reboot
    Then the rest......incl' sound,lan,wireless etc...etc
     
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