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I have reloaded XP on my 6 year old Dell Inspiron 500m and it appears to have forgotton it has a built in wireless adaptor. The wireless network icon only shows in the 'my connections' display when I insert an external adaptor in the pcmia card slot. Any suggestions how I remind it it already has a wireless adaptor on board greatfully received!!!


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For starters, make sure the wireless adapter is turned on. Some laptops have an external switch. Also, look to see adapter is enabled in the Device Manager (control panel > system). If you do not see an device manager, you may need to reinstall driver for the adapter. All drivers that came with system can be found online at Dell's support website.
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