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dell inspiron 3542 unable to install wireless drivers

  1. #21


    Posts : 12
    win 8 pro 64 bit


    alright so that sounded pretty long and tiresome so i borrowed a hp windows laptop from my friend. So il do a clean 8.1 install and test the drivers. If any issue il come back to check with you guys. but till then thank you all . appreciate the help.

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  2. #22


    Posts : 12
    win 8 pro 64 bit

    airplane mode grayed out


    HI guys , so as it stands i have clean re intalled win 8.1 and ive installed the drivers i was happy to see that the wifi option came up after that but it was short lived cause the airplane mode is on and the wifi is off both of them are grayed out i cant slide them. i tried doing it from wireless settings on the charms bar still no go. Please help.
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  3. #23


    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Post a SS from Device Manager. Are there any yellow marks?
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  4. #24


    Posts : 28
    win 8.1


    If your drivers are OK you just have to click the hardware switch which is that Fn + PRTSCR button. Remember, it only works with Quickset on. Also update to the latest airplane mode driver from dell.
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  5. #25


    Posts : 12
    win 8 pro 64 bit


    Voila that did it i just had to install quickset and use Fn+Prtscr and its off. Phew thank you so much guys.
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  6. #26


    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    about wifi driver


    Hey admin I have facing the same problem and I installed chipset and quickset both but the wifi+bluetooth drivers cants be instal plzz help me
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