So I thought to myself, what if it is the wireless driver is causing the problem. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinside , Dec 26, at 6: So you might be right. In the “No Internet access” section, I was guided to grab two files comprising the firmware: I searched in so many forums for a solution, but nothing worked. Log in or Sign up.

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I then followed these instructions to run bfwcutter:.

Dell 3X548 Latitude D600 Mini PCI Wireless Network Card

After reading the page over and over again I realized I was skipping an important step. I chose Ubuntu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine. You are here Home. Wifi is now working lika a charm on my D! NetBrakrMar 19, Double-clicking on the package caused the Ubuntu Software Center to install the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before.

Definitely helped me out as I was stuck on the same page as author and also skipped out on the “No D6000 Access” steps.


Dell Outlet Return turbo87Dec 17,in forum: So you might be right. Saved me a lot of time.

I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D laptop, but the wireless wasn’t working on it. I was never able to find the firmware-binstaller I kept getting the “Unable to locate package firmware-binstaller” error from aptbut the bfwcutter was successfully installed. She has the Dell Latitude D, the same as mine. However, when I finished installing all of the drivers, it happen again, it ask for dlel driver, and BSOD sometimes, c600 all of the time.

Then locate the manufacturer for drivers. Do you already have an account?

All ;ci the above was done with the “live” CD. Whisper – Don’t tell Whats funny is that when I lucky got boot it up successfully, I looked at the taskbar, the wireless link icon was missing.

Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. I just check the parts of her laptop’s service tag. I thought I was following the right steps, but the wireless continued to not work.

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So I thought to myself, what if it is the wireless driver is causing the problem. Is that her wireless card becoming faulty??? Thank you for your help. For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. After some investigation, I learned that it somehow didn’t have a wireless card! When I installed Ubuntu Log in or Sign up.


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I thought I was stuck, but it turned out that I still needed to download the firmware! Rell name or email address: In the section “Installing b43 drivers”I was guided to install the bfwcutter and firmware-binstaller.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. Since the computer is fairly old over five years oldI wanted to wipe Windows XP off of it, and run some kind of Linux.