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Code 10 with D-Link wireless adapter

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Hi,

I have bought a USB D-Link wireless adapter for DELL latitude C600 laptop. I followed the instruction given in the manual for installaion and installed it.

But it is not working fine. Its showing all the wireless networks in the range most of the time and sometime it is showing nothing....I have tried to connect to the wireless networks almost 100 times and got connected only once. Otherwise its not getting connected to network..I tried to check the network and it is sometimes sent and received bytes counts.
I am not sure why I couldn't connect my computer to internet thru wireless..One of my friend in the same house is connecting to the internet(with Built-in wireless) without any problems. Please advise the resolution.
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by:PUNKY
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Is your network setup default? or using wep / wap?
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WEP
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Sorry...I gave network key and selected wpa-psk & ASA.
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Knock Knock ...Is anybody there?
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PUNKY earned 125 total points
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A couple of things to try:

1. Disable firewall see if helps.
2. Reset router. Try default setting first, and test internet connection. Reason to do that to verify the wireless card is working properly.
3. Have you installed utility software that comes with wireless card? try to use that utility to configure your wireless network. First try is to let Windows automatica configure wireless network by select wireless network icon in Network Connection (Start>Settings>....).

Post back, please.
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by:rindi
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Have you tried the same dlink card inside another laptop? maybe the card has gone bad?
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by:PUNKY
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Mangalakumar,

Any progress?

Please post back.
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I can't test in others pcs as they have already  wireless enabled pcs...Moreover don't want to use them
sometime i am getting driver not found and usb did a malfunction...though the driver is already in the PC...
Pls advise
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