Laptop wireless internet not working... [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question Brie - Last answered on Dec 5, 2014 at 02:21 PM

I have a Dell laptop that will not connect to the wireless Internet provided by my in-home router. I can pick up wireless from my iPad and three different iPhones, but not my laptop.

I can access internet on the laptop when plugged into the router's ethernet cord, but not through wireless. It shows me my network when I try to logon, but it is grey in color and unable to select the wireless network.

The router is an AT&T 7550 Router and the Laptop is a Dell Inspirion.

Any suggestions??? Thank you in advanced!
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Try this 1

1) First make sure that your wireless connection is not disabled.

Click on Start --> In search box, type ncpa.cpl and press Enter

"Network Connections" window will be opened. If you find your wireless

connection icon in grey color then right-click on it and select "Enable".

2) Check your SSID and the security key.

Good Luck
Kambiz 46- Nov 8, 2014 at 01:00 PM
Hi there
My Dell Laptop Wifi did not work and I reinstalled the Window 8 but still when I go to Networks setting the WiFi is still OFF and when I click on it nothing happens. This problem has started when I tried to upload my Kaspersky. Should I reset my laptop to its factory setting? If yes how do I do it with Windows 8. Would very much appreciated your guidance. Kambiz
thuya- Nov 18, 2014 at 07:08 AM
thanx it worked
bichez- Nov 23, 2014 at 12:35 PM
thank you
sudhakar- Nov 29, 2014 at 05:45 AM
Thanks... It worked for me.
Colorado99- Dec 4, 2014 at 09:19 PM
Thanks a million- It worked
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if it doesnt work remove it on device manager,after that install it,click on the top search for driver it work for me
pdd- Oct 26, 2014 at 01:54 AM
my wifi driver is not installaing in win 8.1
how to connect my laptop in a wifi net work
JamesUlip is the best- Oct 29, 2014 at 11:42 PM
THANKS MAN. YOU ARE GREAT. I have benn searching for solutions since yesterday and nothing worked. And you solved it in one line.
Gege- Oct 31, 2014 at 03:23 AM
Thanks Dude! It works
burhan- Nov 21, 2014 at 01:15 PM
that worked.. thanx man.. basically on windows 8, I uninstalled the wireless adapter in the device manger and then chose 'scan for hardware changes' by right clicking on network adapters.. that solved the issue
sarah- Nov 23, 2014 at 12:27 PM
it worked tyty
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You solved my problem too. Mighty grateful to you, Sir.
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Reset router to factory default setting! Spent five hours troubleshooting and this ultimately fixed the problem.
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Thank you, it worked for me!
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txn buddy I got it
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Thanks a lot buddy ! :)
It worked for me :)
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Thank You So Much Buddyyy ... It Worked
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Many thanks for this nice question. I'm too uncovered my issue.

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