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Wireless randomly turns off on laptop


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jdyn

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Hi, I recently purchased a Dell XPS 17, and recently the wireless has been randomly turning off. Switching the wireless capability on/off (Fn+F2) doesn't help, it just stays in the off position. When I run Network Diagnostics to find the problem, it just tells me to turn wireless on, which I can't. However, when I restart the computer the wireless is back on and everything is fine. Can anyone help me find a way to keep wireless on all the time?

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Try the Dell website to see if they have a Win7 wireless driver for that model, as there may be a problem with the existing driver.
http://support.dell.com/
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Thank you! I downloaded a more recently released driver and my wireless has been on ever since :D
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