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Win 7 64bit problem with ASUS RT-N65U wireless router

I have read a number of answers on Expert-Exchange and other places to problems regarding miniports, wireless lan setup and others but nothing seems to relate to my problem.  The problem is that several months ago my PC started to refuse to connect to my home wireless network (see photos for example)  Other times it would work just fine.  Now it seems it doesn't want to connect at all.

I have Win7 65bit Ultimate on my Dell XPS L501X (I keep it updated all the time).  I have been testing different things (see document) but nothing works.  Now the other PCs, iPad and telephone connect to my ASUS RT-N65U wireless router with no problem.  I even went out today and bought a Netgear WNR3500L wireless router and my PC has the same problem with it also but not the other devices on my home wireless network.

Can anyone help me?
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Hej,

Thanks for the idea about the cables and such.  In the attached picture you can see that the cable is kinked (I removed the shrink wrap tubing).  That could be the problem.  The Windows Network Diagnostics troubleshooting report show that there is not a single Tx success.  

This PC has had the motherboard replaced 3 times together with almost everything else when it was new.  As it was done on location at my house it is possible that the technician was so careful replacing the cable as it appears to have been kinked due to its placement.  

So now to find out from DELL if it is worth the cost to fix it.

Regarding the other answer it is yes and no. You are right with what you said but,  I have a 100Mb internet service to the house and ethernet cables from the fiber DSR to all PCs, the TV and the Wifi unit (for public IP addresses).  I use the Wifi unit to have a home network for sharing internally.  Sitting next to the Wifi unit with the PC doesn't help at all.  Thanks though.
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Antenna cables usually cost close to nothing, but you have to take apart the display and a lot of the laptop itself to replace them. This takes time, and that is what makes up most of the costs, the labor.

A cheap USB wireless adapter cost probably between 10.-- and 20.-- $'s. So that might be the cheaper option...
Rindi, thanks I was just sitting here trying to figure out what to do.