Dell :: Inspiron 1420 - 1390 Wireless Card Driver?

Sep 27, 2011

I'm on an Inspiron 1420 laptop running Windows Vista.

I need to know which driver I need for my Dell 1390 Wireless Card because it stops working while I'm watching Netflix.

In case you all need them, here are a few of my system specs:

Processor: Intel Core 2 duo T7300 @ 2.00 GHz
Memory (RAM): 2.00 GB
Graphics Card (?): Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family

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For the past few weeks, I have been having trouble maintaining a steady wireless internet connection.  I intermittently lose the connection or the strength of the connection fluctuates.  I have an Inspiron 1521, with a Dell Wireless 1390 Wlan Mini-Card.  Also, I am running Windows 7.

A couple of hours ago, I suddenly lost my wireless connection and could not reestablish it.  I ran the diagnostic tool, which reported that there was a hardware or driver-related problem with my 1390 mini-card.  Now, when I go into Device Manager, it has an exclamation point next to it and it says "This device cannot start (Code 10)".

I have restarted my system and downloaded and installed this driver URL .  Device Manager now says, "Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date," but there is still a Code 10 error.

Does this just mean that the card needs to be replaced?  I am not sure what to do now -

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Feb 16, 2012

Replaced the HDD in my wife's Inspiron 1420, Vista, Intel dual core T7250s

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Kept all the disks shipped with the lappy, Prepped the HD per the media rules, loaded windows and the mediadirect and the driver resource CD..  they all had autoexecs and seem to run fine.   Failed to connect to the net.. checked it out on device mgr, found the code 10 fail..  All other drivers seemed to have loaded..

tried to update the driver..  it said it already had the correct driver. - fail

DLed the Broadcom driver to a thumb and installed it - no difference.  Rebooted..  several times during all this.

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I regularly get this message (but not everytime) when I start up Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit.

"Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller stopped working and was closed.a problem caused the application to stop working correctly. Windows will notify you if a solution is available."

 Then I get this following message:"Solution Found: Address a problem with your WLAN card.Your WLAN card has stopped working properly. This is a network adapter that allows your computer to connect to a wireless network. To find out if an updated version of your WLAN card is available, contact your device or computer manufacturer."The strange thing is even though I get this message I am still able to connect to the internet via a wireless network. So there is no problem as such it is just annoying to keep getting this message when Windows starts up.I have checked on the DELL Support website and I do have the most up-to-date driver already (Or I think I do).

The message refers to my:

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop running and with a Dell 1390 WLAN mini-card installed and a Broadcom 44/10x100 integrated controller.

Unfortunately I've never been able to get this laptop to function with my wireless Internet.

Everything's working out nicely, and the computer connects to the network smoothly. After 5-10 minutes of full and unproblematic Internet connection the computer crashes the wireless network i.e. the Inspiron and all other computeres connected to the network is disconnected and my wireless network no longer shows up on the list of available networks.

The network works perfectly with every other computer I've used with it.

I've installed the newest drivers for both the 1390 and the integrated controller from this site. And my Vista is of course also fully up to date.

I've also tried turning the antennae settings to "aux" - Alas, to no avail.

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I have an Inspiron 9400 with a Dell 1390 wireless adapter.  My wireless connection usually works fine but I noticed that I was having trouble getting a wireless connection working at my parents' and in-laws' houses.  I just ignored the problem for a while but I recently decided to figure out what was causing it.  Long story short, any time a router uses WPA-PSK (I think this is also called WPA-TPIK) encryption then my wireless is very, very slow -- unusably slow.  If there is no encryption or any other encryption (WPA2, WPA-EAS, WEP, any enterprise variation) then it works fine -- I tested all these with my own router (which normally is on WPA2).  Also, many other laptops were able to get connected to both my parents and in-laws routers so the problem clearly lies with my laptop.

My computer is out of warranty so without paying $50 I can't get Dell customer service to: 1) confirm if this a known problem 2) let me know if there is an easy fix or 3) that myadapter is bad in a specific way.  I've tried searching these forums but I haven't had much luck turning up an exact duplicate of my problem.  I've updated to the latest drivers for my adapter.

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