Dell Inspiron 1501 WiFi

Donald D Henson wepin at wepin.com
Mon Aug 6 21:03:14 UTC 2007


Paul S wrote:
> Donald D Henson said the following on 08/06/2007 01:40 PM:
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>> Has anyone gotten a Dell Inspiron 1501 Laptop working on WiFi?If you
>>     
>
> No, I don't have a 1501, but a 1505 with the dell 1500 draft n wifi.  I 
> found that it works only with certain (usually newer) versions of 
> ndiswrapper, and only some (not all) of the dell windows drivers.  In my 
> case WindowsXp works, but not Vista. So, if you have not tried the 
> latest ndiswrapper with all the different dell drivers, then I suggest 
> you give it a go.  If you have available hi-speed, it's easy to go to 
> dell and download the network drivers.  Try all the drivers for your 
> card from dell/support/drivers 
> http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INS_PNT_1501&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
>
> If none of the windows XP work, then try the Windows Vista and any other 
> versions for different windows you can find.  Also, check the 
> ndiswrapper.org wiki to see if they have a specific dell driver to try.
>
> HTH,
>   
Well, it can't hurt. I'll give it a go. Thanks for the advice and the URL.

Donald D. Henson, Managing Director
West El Paso Information Network
The "Non-Initiation of Force Principle" Rules


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