hansencomputers Posted December 29, 2008 Share Posted December 29, 2008 Greetings, This is my first post here. The issue is with the built-in wireless in my Dell Latitude D600 laptop. The built-in wireless is Intel PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3A Mini PCI Adapter. The operating system is Win XP Home with SP3. The symptoms are that the wireless networks are detected, but intermittently. Sometimes I see the router of the people next door, and down the street, but not mine only 3 meters away. I would say 25% of the time, it sees the distant routers, and not mine in the same room. When I do see the router, it shows maximum signal strength. When I try to connect, Windows attempts, then fails after some time. The Intel software also fails. I have disabled the WEP from the router. I have verified the hardware is working by booting up a Linux Live CD (Puppy 4.1 "retro") and connecting to my router without issues. I have tried installing the latest drivers, obtained from the Dell WEB site, but this did not help. By the way, wired LAN has no issues. Also, another laptop running XP side-by-side with he Dell is connecting. I compared all settings I could find, and made them match, but still no luck with the Dell's wireless. I found Dial-A-Fix, and it looked promising. I tried most items I found int he tool box, but still no luck. Well, I'm stuck and out of ideas. Any clues or pointers in the right direction would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Mike Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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