Wireless adapter acting weird Tags: Dell Inspiron Wireless Adapter Windows XP Last response: September 21, 2012 8:29 AM in Windows XP Share desidud September 11, 2012 10:29:57 AM Hello, i have dell inspiron 1545, OS win XP-sp3. for past one week my wireless adapter is not working at all. its acting kinds weird. i have updated the driver but still the problem exists. when i power on laptop my wireless icon on bottom right corner is there with a cross over it. it gives a pop up saying "wireless network detected" when i click the icon the w/l config windows says "no wireless networks were found in range" although i have w/l networks in my vicinity including the one that i use to connect to. when i disable my w/l adapter and then enable it from the network connections window it gives this "connection failed" and then my w/l adapter disappears. in the device manager, under network adapter it shows yellow exclamation on my w/l adapter. i have updated the driver from intel website already but still the problem exists. please help. More about : wireless adapter acting weird PhilFrisbie September 11, 2012 8:31:26 PM The wireless may have failed. You can try a USB wireless adapter. m 0 l desidud September 12, 2012 8:35:37 PM will try usb and test. m 0 l Related resources Wireless pci adapter acting weird. - Forum My wireless adapter is acting weird. - Forum Laptop Wireless adapter acting as a repeater. - Forum Wireless network acting weird. huge Transfers in a few time. - Forum Wireless adapter acting up? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ktownmike September 12, 2012 11:19:28 PM Just had this problem move to me, level 2 for a lifebook t4220. Uninstalled the wireless programs, deleted the wireless from devices and rebooted, windows installed the old driver and now all is good. m 0 l desidud September 21, 2012 8:29:08 AM ktownmike said:Just had this problem move to me, level 2 for a lifebook t4220. Uninstalled the wireless programs, deleted the wireless from devices and rebooted, windows installed the old driver and now all is good. i tried that. doesnt work. i think my built-in w/l adapter is toasted m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources i5 760k oc=BLK Conflit with wireless adapter.Yep weird as hell.ANY help? Forum Weird wireless adapter problem Forum Is my wireless adapter also act like a range booster Forum SolvedMy Power Supply is acting very weird Forum SolvedVideo Driver acting weird Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 is freezing quite often, generally acting weird.. Forum SolvedBrand New GTX 770 Acting VERY weird? Forum SolvedMy computer is acting weird Forum SolvedMonitor Acting Weird Forum SolvedMy computer is acting weird Forum SolvedMonitor acting weird after booting, getting out of screensaver,.. Forum SolvedNo POST, CPU fan acting weird Forum SolvedAsus 7790 acting very weird , tempatures peak to 100C, Games stutter, need help ASAP Forum SolvedDesktop acting weird after putting SSD Forum SolvedNoob desperately needs help, failed overclock attempt, PC acting weird. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !