Is there a way to run a diagnostic to see what's going on?
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Are we talking the built-in WiFi? Do you have the switch on the front edge in the On position? What version of Windows are you running? Apparently it came with XP. Have you upgraded it?
Does the WiFi light come on (and go off) when you move the switch on the front edge?
Right click on My Computer and select Manage and then Device Manager. Open Network Adapters (if needed) and right click on the WiFi adapter and uninstall. (Do not remove the drivers) Reboot. It should find it and reinstall it. Does it?
Download the driver from Dell:
I'd get the newest one:
Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card, Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard, Dell Wireless 13xx, 14xx, 1505 MiniCard, v.188.8.131.52, A31-1
I installed the latest driver but it still runs at a speed of
Get the free Windows version of Inssider
It will tell you more about your link.
Perhaps you have a lot of interference or the received signal is weak
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