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Randomly dropped from Wireless comes back with restart of laptop


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Fowkeman32

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Please Help,
For the past week I will get on my laptop Dell Inspiron 1440 and start playing WOW and I will randomly get disconnected from the Internet and when I try to reconnect it doesnt show any of the wireless networks including my home one, but when I restart my computer the wireless connection is back. I did Trouble shoot and it says something might be wrong with one or more of my hardware. So I went into my Dell WLAN Card Utility and ran the hardware diagnosis and it says: Control Registers- Pass / SPROM format validation- Pass / Memory- Pass / Interrupt- Failed / DMA and Loopback- Failed. I have no idea what that means and what do I need to do. PLEASE HELP I'm tiered of getting cut off in the middle of questing for WOW

Thank You for your Time,
Jamie
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phillpower2

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:welcome: Fowkeman32
Possible causes include bad drivers and a bad network card.
Check the Device Manager for any yellow ! or red Xs, if you need driver updates http://www.dell.com/.../us/en/04/Index there is also a diagnostic utility there.
If it is not a driver issue try removing and then reinserting the WLAN card, see http://www.insidemyl...on-1440-laptop/ do not pull off the 2 gold connections just pull the card out and then push it back in securely.
Let us know how it goes.
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