How to Reinstall Wi-Fi on a Dell Inspiron 6000

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How to Reinstall Wi-Fi on a Dell Inspiron 6000
Reinstall the wireless connection on your Dell Inspiron 6000. (pc card insertion end image by Georgios Alexandris from

The Dell Inspiron 6000 is a laptop computer released in 2005. The integrated network connection for this laptop does not include a wireless application, but a separate PC card is available for wireless accessibility. To reinstall the Wi-Fi service, you will need to delete the existing connection, reinstall the driver for the card and establish a new connection.

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  1. 1

    Click on the "Start" button then select "Control Panel."

  2. 2

    Double-click on the "Network Connections" folder in the Control Panel.

  3. 3

    Right-click on the wireless network icon on the Network Connections screen and select "Delete" from the options in the menu.

  4. 4

    Press the "OK" button when the warning dialogue box appears.

  5. 5

    Move down to the right side of your desktop and click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon. This will be the graphic with a green arrow pointing to the left.

  6. 6

    Stop the application for the Wireless Network PC card. Once prompted, remove the card by pressing the eject button the right side of your laptop.

  7. 7

    Reinsert the card and let the laptop detect it. Your computer will reinstall the driver for the card.

  8. 8

    Return to the Network Connections screen. Select "Create a new connection" from the left side of the screen.

  9. 9

    Follow the instructions on the set-up wizard to reinstall Wi-Fi on your laptop.

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