You’ll have to be able to look at that report to see if it noted any card at all. I also checked, wireless is enabled in the BIOS and the automatic wirelles switch on the keyboard F2 is on. Accidentally sent the message without finishing it. It was absorbed somewhere, maybe into the wireless card GTRagnarok Jul 11, Gaming Software and Graphics Cards.

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A little bit of tea got inside of the computer at least it was cold and without sugarthough when I opened it unscrewed the bottom the next day didn’t have a screwdriver at the moment it was all absolutely dry. I can’t see your test results. About the drivers, if the stick works with Windows 7 native drivers, I should be able to see those drivers in Device Manager if I understand it correctly?

It was absorbed somewhere, maybe into the wireless card All devices are recognized except the ethernet and internet adapters so we can’t connect to the internet by cable or by wireless. About the repair – my guarantee just expired this month and I am in Germany now the laptop wasn’t bought hereso I would have to pay for the repair and I just wanted to find out if it’s maybe some simple and easy to fix yourself problem before bringing it for repair and fixing it.

As I already mentioned, I’m absolutely not keen on computers, but from what I understood, there is a wireless card inside of the computer like this one http: Wireless Bluetooth module Dell – Driver: Fox Dec 10, Why would it report a card that isn’t there?


Back to Dekl forum 15 total posts. The card is there. That’s what I use to sniff out if there is a hardware issue.

Network card not detected (NIC), on ubuntu 10.04, Dell notebook inspiron n5030.

I’m a bit confused what the problem might be, I was thinking that maybe the wireless card got damaged when the liquid was spilled, but then the diagnostic scan should detect that it’s not working? I tried installing the drivers from support. I’m really not good with computers, so I thought the diagnostic scan would show something description of it on Dell’s website: If not, I guess I’ll have to either try a usb wifi stick or get a new wifi etherent.

Unless the card is listed in the report, it’s not tested in any way.

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I’m also not sure now if a wifi usb key would work, since there are no drivers? The software you are attempting to install is not supported on this sytem”. If you’re asking for technical help, please etyernet sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

So it won’t call that an error. CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. When I tried to turn it on after some time, I got an error message “hard drive disc not detected”, so i took out the hard drive and put it back in again. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.


Gaming Software and Graphics Cards. GTRagnarok Jul 11, I also checked, wireless is enabled in the BIOS and the automatic wirelles switch on the keyboard F2 is on.

I have no idea how and why the drivers dissappeared, but it has never happened before. But there are no wireless drivers there at all.

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You are reporting the following post: I have a Dell Inspiron n laptop with Windows 7 etherjet and few days ago accidentally spilled some tea on it. The test is not perfect.