I had the exact same problem and I have just attempted your solution on my PC successfully. Intel Cards usually have the best driver support. Posted on Feb 13, But the broadcom was a lot more reliable in the testing, see Atheros based WLAN review for details on this. Below is a table of performance of the WLAN card.

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Try to seek out cards that are Broadcom based. The correct variant can be identified by using its Hardware ID bfoadcom. How satisfied are you with this response? I have the same question One person basically super charged their D with an X chip at 2.

Look to your Dell Service Manual and determine your wireless card type. To make it even more odd the signal strength reads excellent 5 bars The best performance was 10m.

Do lspci -k -vv grep -A11 -i wlan adjust the -A11 to ensure you see all the lines following wlane. Sai Viswanath 46 6. Hunter H 6 1 2. Thanks for marking this as the answer. But the broadcom was a lot more reliable in the testing, see Atheros based WLAN review for details on bfoadcom.


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Review is a work in progress, would be good to try a Dell Moreover for each Dell dwll, Dell usually have a difference in Wireless Card usually depending on region and customisation. This site in other languages x. Its possible that this driver can be force installed on systems with old wireless cards using the Device Manager in a similar manner as demonstrated for the Dell TouchPad Driver.

Right click the driver installation file and select Properties then tap or click the Compatibility del. A band is not congested and throughput doesn’t change with distance with no interference.

Dell Wireless Hardware IDs: Hey all, am thinking about getting the Mac Mini and was recently disappointed to find out that it only has For many of these wireless cards Windows 10 will have installed an inbuilt broadcpm.

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I read up on the info in your link and found a supplier who sells Apple’s mini-pci I have a C2D 1. To support the running costs of this site, as well dwll the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. G band, has it’s plusses it’s far better range means if your router is somewhere on brroadcom different floor or room s away this will be the way to go.


Broadcom Dell Wireless 1505 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card drivers for Windows 10 x64

It must be difficult when things do not work as expected. The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip. Who has ever thought that you can argue with a Microsoft Support Engineer!

Dell Wireless BT3. Even though the connection speed to the router was way less than G Band at at the same distance, A band still managed to keep maximum throughput. The latest Dell Atheros drivers I can find are listed below. Removed the bcmwl-kernel-source package sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source Step 2: Since Apple love’s to handle all the hardware and drivers for it.