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I cannot install wifi and bluetooth drivers for my laptop. (dell inspiron 3521)

Q: I cannot install wifi and bluetooth drivers for my laptop. (dell inspiron 3521)

i tried installing the drivers but i cant, help me to install the wifi and bluetooth drivers for my laptop.

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Preferred Solution: I cannot install wifi and bluetooth drivers for my laptop. (dell inspiron 3521)

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: I cannot install wifi and bluetooth drivers for my laptop. (dell inspiron 3521)

Hi manu22,
Welcome to Dell community!
I would like to know if you have reinstalled the operating system and trying to reinstall the drivers. If that is the case, please refer the following article for instructions to install all the drivers in the correct order: http://dell.to/Ynnsnr
If the issue persists, please let me know what exactly happens when you try to install the WiFi and Bluetooth drivers, and include any error message that appears. Also, confirm the operating system (32 or 64-bit) installed in the computer.

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When I run installer for AMD video driver (8730) , my screen goes black for some time (idk if it's normal), then it requires restart. After I restart a black screen appears and it takes a lot of time for windows to load the page where a user types his password to log in. After i type my password and desktop screen appears i have these problems :
1) a strange box of pixels appears on the screen and doesn't move ( something like the picture shows)
2) right click on desktop opens a menu that contains half of lines it has to
3) cannot open Catalyst Control Center
4) when clicking on Configure Switchable graphics it opens Intel HD graphics settings
here are some picture of what i'v got now:
I uninstalled AMD Catalyst Install Manager from Control Panel, then AMD Radeon HD 8730M from Device Manager, and tried to reinstall, but everything is like it was before.
What can I do about this ?
I do also have Dell Audio driver problems, and I posted about it too:
Thanks.

A:Dell Inspiron 3521 - Cannot install AMD switchable drivers

Has the AMD driver worked in the past, or is this the first time you're trying to install it?
If it has not been known to work in the past, open your device manager in the control panel.  Are there two display adapters showing?

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hello
i can't find
Dell Inspiron 15 3567 Drivers For :-
1- Wireless & Bluetooth (Qualcomm)
2- USB 3.0
for Windows 7 (64 Bit)
Plz help i need them urgently
 
Thanks

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I recently updated to windows 10 but the Bluetooth is not working properly. It doesn't connect to my phone to playing music on my laptop.  I've uninstalled and deleted the driver from device manager and then reinstalled the driver from Dell's official site several times but nothing works. My windows 10 OS is up to date with anniversary update.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Bluetooth is not connecting as audio device to my phone after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi vipin yadav,
Thanks for posting!
Please go to the drivers and downloads page and insert your service tag so that the website can determine what exact drivers you need for your system.  Scroll down to the network section and locate the wifi/bluetooth driver you need.  Information here can assist you with the proper installation.  Thanks.
Regards,Robert

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I am constantly having this problem with my laptop. As I plug in and unplug my headphones throughout the day, I've noticed that after a couple times the bass gets really quiet and almost completely drops out. Since I have some pretty decent audiophile headphones with really great bass, it is super annoying and noticeable. 
One workaround I have discovered is to go to the audio settings (either in Windows or the Dell Audio app), and switch the Default Format (the thing with 24-bit, 48000Hz in it)  to something else, play some audio, then switch it back. 
A little word on my setup: I have the latest drivers from the Dell download page installed. I am running Windows 10 64-bit with all the updates. I have Waves Maxx audio "enhancements" disabled. My Default Format is usually set to 24-bit 48000Hz, but the problem eventually happens no matter what I set it to. The "headphone size" option is set to "Medium", but as far as I can tell this option does nothing if I do not have Waves Maxx enabled. Switching it also does not fix the problem.
If I play audio using WASAPI (this basically means that the music player takes over the sound card completely, and bypasses whatever audio processing Windows and the driver has) the problem does not happen. 
How do I fix this problem? It's incredibly annoying, and most likely has something to do with the audio driver, since this does not happen in Linux, and it did not happen when I was runn... Read more

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Hey guys,
I just bought a Dell Inspiron 3537 with 500 gb hard drive capacity, 4 GB RAM, no graphics card and came with UBUNTU as its OS. So I made a clean install of Windows 8.1 pro myself. All the drivers that have been provided by the site installed perfectly, except for the 1705 wireless and bluetooth driver :/ Please help !!It says that the driver isnt for my platform .. wth :@I even tried checking my drivers via Intel and it says that it doesnt recognize my wireless card.

A:Dell Inspiron 3537 , can't install 1705 wireless and bluetooth drivers on Windows 8.1 pro

Dell Wireless 1705 is not an Atheros Card therefore the Intel download centre will say its an unrecognised device. Follow the instructions here and provide the hardware IDs for your wireless card as sometimes the Dell Service Tag gives the wrong drivers:
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/downloading-drivers-checking-hardware-ids-and-downloading-and-installing-dell-system-drivers-in-the-correct-order/
Does it match:
PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028&REV_01 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020C1028 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_028000 PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&CC_0280
If so try this driver
8.1×86, 8.1×64: http://ftp.dell.com/FOLDER01839309M/2/Network_Qualcomm_W8.14_X03_A01_WiFi_BT_Setup-858XX_ZPE.exe 10.0.0.278

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I am unable to install WiFi Driver (Dell Wireless 1705 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth4.0+HS Driver)  downloaded from dell support site for my laptop - dell inspiron 15 3543 on Windows 7 64bit.
I changed the OS to Windows 7 from Ubuntu. Can someone please please assist :( ?
(Wifi was working fine in Ubuntu)

A:Not able to install WiFi Drivers for dell inspiron 15 3543. Please please please assist :(

Hi patriks91
Please let us know the error message or code you receive when you try to install the wireless card driver on the system.
Also, please reply us with the snapshot of the device manager so that I can check and assist you further.

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I did clean re-install of windows 8 from a cd that Dell sent me when they first fixed my new computer. The reinstall programed on the computer was no good, so sent it back, they fixed it, but sent me an install only for dell cd for windows 8. Did the install, went to wireless in setup, it showed me the two options for wifi and airplane mode. When I clicked on airplane mode both option disappeared.  Unable to find a way to get wifi. They also sent me a dell drivers disk, installed the wifi adapter they had, but when I go to device manager there is none. I have three objects with an exclamination point by them. They are Network Controller, PCT Simple Commuications Controller and VSB2.0 CRW. The install CD was for 3521/5521 and or 3721/5721. Right now I have no connection to the internet, unless I try an Ethernet connection. Why would I have this problem using a Dell Install CD? Can you help me get my wifi back so I can add my programs etc? Let me know how to reply to your answer also as I am new at this.
Tks 

A:Inspiron 3521, Clean Windows 8 install, no WIFI connection

The 2012 Inspiron 15-3521 shipped with the following WiFi cards =DW1703 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card DW1704 WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card
So the first thing we need to know is which one is installed? Check your invoice. Or enter the Inspiron 15-3521 service tag number here. Then click System configuration, Original configuration. Look at the list for the WiFi card. Or insert the 3521/5521 driver CD and look for those cards above and try to install them. If the incorrect one is chosen, it will state no hardware found.
How to reply, click the blue Reply button under this post =

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I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 i3-3227U 1.90 GHz Win 8 64bit, with Video Cards as recognized:
a. Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, and
b. AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Driver Version 8.982.6.0, 8-1-2012.
Suddenly, yesterday both cards indicate problem in Device Manager. Catalyst Control Center doesn't work at all, and Intel Graphic Control Center has disappeared. Video Cards are recognized in system info through Dell Support Assist, but I can't run tests on them (the button disappeared) as I used before.I ran system scan through Dell Support Assist (both default and stress) but showed no problem.
Through Dell Support (according to laptop's service tag) I downloaded and installed both recommended graphic drivers for my laptop (AMD Radeon HD 7670M version 8.982.6.0 ,A01, and AMD Radeon HD 8730M version 9.0.12.1 ,A03) with no result. I also found and installed the proper graphic drivers from AMD and Intel for my laptop (based on my video cards, cpu and OS) but no result also. Laptop warranty has expired.
Any suggestions to solve the problem? Thanks in advance.

A:Problem with Graphics and Video Card Drivers in Dell Inspiron 3521

You should not install Intel or AMD's drivers since the Dell drivers are customized for your exact model. Reinstall the original Dell drivers from Dell Downloads and Drivers. Run the Dell Diagnostics by tapping F12 as soon as you reboot to get to the Boot Menu. See if there is a problem with the hardware. The catalyst control center is for desktop computers with discrete cards. It is not a driver- it's software. Your AMD card is not a discrete card. It is a supplemental card that kicks in when more power is needed.
Dell drivers here-- use the scanner to check your computer--
www.dell.com/.../advanced
Laptops rarely--if ever--need driver updates like desktops. If there is an update it must come from Dell.

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My Inspiron 3521 Laptop, upon attempting to boot up says that media has failed.  Is this a HDD failure or is it the motherboard?

A:Dell Inspiron 3521 Laptop

It's more likely a bad hard drive.  See if you can get to the Dell diagnostics (F12 at powerup) - if you can, run an extended test on the drive.

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My hard drive failed with error code 2000:0142 and validation code 99930. When I plugged those numbers into the matrix at Dell.com/support it said the hard drive had a hard failure and needed to be replaced. I ordered and received a new like hard drive from Dell. I called 1-877-407-4513 for help as instructed on the packing slip. I was transferred six times after waiting on hold for several minutes several times. When I was transferred for the sixth time I was assured that this was the person who could and would help me. I gave this person the same information I gave all the others and she tried to tell me that I wasn't the owner of the computer. I bought this laptop at WalMart in 2013. I no longer have the telephone number under which the computer was registered because it was a land line that we disconnected. After getting this ownership straightened out I was again put on hold for several minutes several times. When she finally came back on the phone and I told her I needed help booting up and installing Windows 10 on the new hard drive I had purchased and received from Dell. She muttered something unintelligible as she had a thick India accent and was very hard to understand. When asked if she would please repeat, she hung up on me. Had it been a dropped call she had my call back number and should have called me right back, but I received no call. I think I will go the way so many of my friends have gone and never buy a Dell computer. I want service here in America pr... Read more

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My hard drive failed with error code 2000:0142 and validation code 99930. When I plugged those numbers into the matrix at Dell.com/support it said the hard drive had a hard failure and needed to be replaced. I ordered and received a new like hard drive from Dell. I called 1-877-407-4513 for help as instructed on the packing slip. I was transferred six times after waiting on hold for several minutes several times. When I was transferred for the sixth time I was assured that this was the person who could and would help me. I gave this person the same information I gave all the others and she tried to tell me that I wasn't the owner of the computer. I bought this laptop at WalMart in 2013. I no longer have the telephone number under which the computer was registered because it was a land line that we disconnected. After getting this ownership straightened out I was again put on hold for several minutes several times. When she finally came back on the phone and I told her I needed help booting up and installing Windows 10 on the new hard drive I had purchased and received from Dell. She muttered something unintelligible as she had a thick India accent and was very hard to understand. When asked if she would please repeat, she hung up on me. Had it been a dropped call she had my call back number and should have called me right back, but I received no call. I think I will go the way so many of my friends have gone and never buy a Dell computer. I want service here in America pr... Read more

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When I push the power button it won't get to the dell logo often now. It simply starts the fan, the lights of the optical drive and hard drive will flash (looking for the boot drive I assume) and then the fan and hard drive light will shut off and it will make a beep type noise, not in any pattern for any count, it will just beep at a steady interval until I hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn it off. After many times of trying it might turn on. Once I was able to run the ePSA (the quick and the thorough tests) but it came up as passing in all areas. From what I've seen online I have a issue of no-POST.
When it first started doing this, it would start the second try and it seemed to help if it was on a flat table surface. When it is on I notice no performance issue or other issues. Now it might take an hour to get it going.
What can I try? Where should I be looking? How can I rule components out?

A:Dell Laptop Inspiron 15-3521 won't always start (no-POST)

Hi BSYNEB,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please check in the below link for the steps to troubleshoot:
http://dell.to/1NiQF2c
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id along with the result from the above steps.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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Every 1 hour or so, My laptop makes a noise at Floppy Drive and it automatically opens up.
I have no clue what is the issue

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Hello,
I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 Laptop.
Firstly, I have detected a problem with the display, some pixels on the monitor were not loaded successfully. The number of those pixels has significantly increased over the time and, further, the laptop has begun to start at a second try, the first try involving a beep at power on, thus avoiding the initialization of the system.
At the moment, when trying to power on the laptop, it starts with a single beep which suggests me that it is a "Motherboard: BIOS ROM Failure" fault.However, I don't know how I could proceed in detecting the problem(s) and getting the laptop firstly to boot correctly and secondly to avoid the failure of loading the pixels. Furthermore, do you think that those problems are somehow related?
Thank you in advance.
Best regards,
Roxana Stan

A:Dell Inspiron 3521 Laptop does not boot (1 beep) & Dead pixels

Unplug the system, remove the battery (or unplug it if it's internal) and hold the power button for 30 sec.  Remove the base cover and both memory modules and reinstall them.
If that clears the single beep issue, hold the D key through powerup, which will start an LCD built in self test.  If the screen then shows solid colors OK, it's fine.
If it does not - or the single-beep issue isn't cleared -- the first step is a big one: the mainboard needs to be replaced.  You're looking at about $300 or more with labor - and on a low-end system like this one, you may find it better to replace rather than repair a major fault such as a bad mainboard.

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Bluetooth not working on my new Inspiron 15 3521. System config - Windows 7 64bit.
I have updated driver from Dell support but still having same proble. It goes in searching mode and nothing further. Unable to detect the laptop from bluetooth device (phone). Can anyone help?

A:Bluetooth not working for Inspiron 15 3521

Hi i bought Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Laptop wn am trying to install its showing

Can u Help me to install Wifi driver to my Laptop.

Thanks in Advance ..
Regards
Selvakumar S

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Hi, I have a XPS 13 9343 (i5/QHD) purchased refurbished from 3rd party, recently installed clean W10.
The Dell tool indicates to me that I should be installing:
9343_Network_Driver_WD22T_WN32_7.35.333.0_A03.EXE
Installing I get failure log at the bottom.
Via Device Manager as mentioned the WiFi adapter under Network is not there, scanning for hardware changes does not help.
I have tried manually installing inf files but I don't get any options under "Model" when I try to install it through legacy hardware.
I'm starting to think the Wifi/Bluetooth component is either faulty or entirely missing from the vendor (I have not opened it up and wouldn't know how to diagnose this myself).
I've attached a separate wifi dongle which works as does connecting to Ethernet via a USB adapter.
Any other ideas of what it could be? Thanks.
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[05/09/16 11:58:38] Update Package Execution Started[05/09/16 11:58:38] Original command line: "C:\Users\Yegor\Downloads\9343_Network_Driver_WD22T_WN32_7.35.333.0_A03.EXE" [05/09/16 11:58:38] DUP Framework EXE Version: 3.4.1.76[05/09/16 11:58:38] DUP Release: WD22TA03[05/09/16 11:58:38] Initializing framework...[05/09/16 11:58:38] logo.png[05/09/16 11:58:41] User Command: attended[05/09/16 11:58:41] DUP Capabilities Value: 35651583 (0x21FFFFF)[05/09/16 11:58:41] DUP Vendor Software Version: 7.35.333.0[05/09/16 11:58:41] Local System/Model Compatible w... Read more

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I've tired to install the bluetooth wifi driver given but it didn't work . Then I tried to install other suggested network driver from the internet but those also didn't work . can anyone help ?

A:dell inspiron 3421 bluetooth wifi problem

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Did you Install the Dell Wireless 1703 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Driver ...

From the Dell Website ? Does your Function Keys work ? ...

Any errors in the Device Manager ? ...
Product Support | Dell US

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i,m looking for dell inspiron n5110 bluetooth drivers for windows 7 32bit. I searched few and installed them but my bluetooth is still not working.

A:dell inspiron n5110 bluetooth drivers

Hi Janiman

May I have the Service Tag number of your Laptop. Its on the bottom on a white label. Also I would like to see the Details tab with the Hardware Ids under Property screenshot of your Bluetooth device inside Device Manager.

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first thing to say iam gald to join this fourm

i have The ( Dell Inspiron m600)

2 GB Rams
160 HD
Pentium M 1.6 GHz processor


i decided to use upgrade to win 7 and so far so good but of course i must face the drivers issue lucky i was able to obtain the sound and the wireless driver but the i can't find any thing about Bluetooth or infra ,and the laptop does have them

earlier i found the video card driver on your forum but i haven't tried it yet so i will give my feed back asap it works

by the way 7 works perfectly



Now please help me to get this works for me

A:Dell Inspiron m600 Bluetooth&infra Drivers

really need you guys here

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Hello fellow forum users, I have a problem on my hands I haven't been able to figure out myself in anyway. When I try to connect the bluetooth on my laptop (a Dell Inspiron 15 N5050) to my family room bluetooth sound system to play music through the system, it finds it in the "add device" section. However, as soon as it tries to connect to the system it always fails in some way. It's told me many things before. If it does add it it complains about no drivers? I've got all the correct drivers (I think I got them all at least) and yet it says something like no drivers found for the speaker system. This started to happen when I wiped the HDD for the laptop to help it's performance speed (helped a lot) and after reinstalling Windows 7 Ultimate x64, this is now the only problem I have. I'll attach a few pictures... Thanks in advance. Also the WiFi+Bluetooth card is a Dell Wireless 1701 Half size card. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance(again).

A:Dell Inspiron 15 N5050 No Bluetooth Audio Drivers?

That sounds like a problem with the Vizio (no drivers) rather than a driver problem in the PC.

Have you checked Vizio to see if they have any Windows drivers?

In case it is a PC driver issue, make sure you have all the drivers installed from Dell.
Product Support | Dell US

BTW, avoid Windows 10 on this model. Dell has a note that they do not support Win 10 for this model.

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I'm not sure when, maybe after a windows update?  But all of a sudden, there were no wifi networks visible on the wifi.  I re-installed the drivers, then the wifi would not turn on, it stayed off.  I deleted and re-installed the wifi driver and now it says the wifi is off, but when I go into device manager and it allows me to turn it on, but it's not on and no wifi networks show up.  
It worked fine for about 2 years up until this hiccup. 
Any tips on getting my wifi to work again? thanks,

A:Inspiron 3521 Lost Wifi

Hi Orlandodood
Thanks for writing to us.
Please try doing a system restore to a previous date when it was working fine and let us know how it goes.
Any idea what update was it before the issue began?
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message

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Prior to updating to Windows 10, my internet worked fine.  But after the update, the laptop cannot seem to find the wireless networks unless I restart the computer.  Any suggestions?

A:Inspiron 3521-Wifi-Windows 10

Hi mcintoshcarnes,Thanks for posting.Have you tried updating your network drivers?  http://dell.to/2lqCNXL

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I have an Inspiron 3521 with a missing HD.  I also have a 350 gig  SATA HD with Windows 7 already installed.  Is there a driver pack I can download in order so I can use this HD?  Been many years since I've done this and I'm very behind the times!

Thanks!

A:INSPIRON 3521 DRIVERS

It is unlikely the install of Windows will work without a reload - once you mount the drive, you will need to reload Windows onto it in the 3521.  Then proceed with the driver installation - the order is here:
<<www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN130608>>
All drivers can be downloaded from support.dell.com.  Use the system service tag to look up the drivers.  The very first driver that needs to be installed is the chipset driver.

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my friend has dell insipiron 630m and he has recently upgraded xp to win 7. win7 installer didnt detect his wifi driver, so where can i find the win7 wifi driver for his laptop.

i went to support.dell.com website, it has drivers for xp but nothing for win7
thanx

A:dell inspiron 630m wifi drivers

The only OS shown for this is XP.
Drivers & Downloads
If you can identify the make and model of his wifi, then you might be able to upgrade that way. Otherwise, purchase an external wifi.

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Hello everyone,
Long story short my laptop was stuck in an infinite POST loop so I ended up reinstalling Windows 7. However, unfortunately the following drivers are not installed on my system. I hope you can help me? :( Thank you so much

Specs:
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.System Model Inspiron 3521BIOS version and date Dell Inc. 7/31/2015Processor Intel (R) Core (TM) i3-2375M CPU @ 1.50 GHzSystem Type 32 BitDisplay Adapter Standard VGA Graphics AdapterMonitors Generic PnP Monitor
Missing Drivers:
Ethernet:PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_05971028&REV_05PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_05971028PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&CC_020000PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&CC_0200
Network Controller Properties:PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0032&SUBSYS_02091028&REV_01PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0032&SUBSYS_02091028PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0032&CC_028000PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0032&CC_0280
PCI Simple Communications Controller:PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_05971028&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_05971028PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_0780
SM Bus Controller:PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&SUBSYS_05971028&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&SUBSYS_05971028PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&CC_0C0500PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&CC_0C05
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller:PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31&SUBSYS_05971028&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31&SUBSYS_05971028PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31&CC_0C0330PCI\VEN_8086... Read more

A:In need of drivers updates for an Inspiron 3521

Hi DELLINSPIRON3521,
Kindly download and install the drivers from here - http://dell.to/2hjnEFv
To be on a safer side - ensure you run the hardware diagnostics - Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us. These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional. Also, run an extended / thorough tests on the HDD and memory to check for any possible errors. 
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi I have a Dell 3521 Inspiron laptop, what are the proper steps to format the whole hard drive getting rid of all those small partitions from Dell ?
I know it would cause a non bootable machine ,but is it doable and bootable after? Thks
 

A:Dell inspiron 3521 help

While booting W10 via USB drive, Press Shift + F10 to bring up prompt and use diskpart. Select the appropriate disk and type clean followed by convert gpt and proceed to install.
 

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I wish to upgrade my laptop processor from 3rd gen to 7th gen,  Is it possible on the same old mother board.  Thanks

A:Dell inspiron 15, 3521, i7 3rd gen,

No -- it's not possible to upgrade the CPU at all (it's soldered to the mainboard).  Any upgrade within the third generation requires a replacement of the system board.  Any upgrade beyond the the third generation requires a new system.

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My Dell inspiron 3521 won't power up at all. Does the battery have to be connected to get power or does it have to have a fully functioning battery to achieve any power up.

A:Dell Inspiron 3521

Hi ANDREWHELP,
The system should be able to power on with the adapter connected, regardless of the battery's presence.
When you press the power button, do any leds come on? What is the issue with the battery? When was the battery working fine last? Are you able to test this battery on another machine or another good known battery on this machine?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
Does the adapter led stay on and stable or does it go off when connected to the system?
Please check if there is any damage on the machine. Check if all the ports on the machine are fine or misaligned. Sometimes if the pins in the USB ports are touching each other, they are known to cause many issues on the machine.
If another adapter works fine, then replace the adapter. If the adapters are loosely fit and sometimes it powers on with another battery, then replace the dc port - http://bit.ly/2egjkJy. Otherwise, the motherboard needs to be replaced.
If the system is under warranty, Please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name, Phone#, Address and Email). If there is no warranty, then you could contact our team to get a quote for a paid service call - http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
Let us know if you have an... Read more

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i have problem  that i post anything  in social media and go to download my computer  gets hanged and only works if i press power key and restart it, plx solve this issue 

A:dell inspiron 15 3521

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
As we understand that the system hangs when you use the internet .
Kindly try the following steps in the link below :
support.microsoft.com/.../2681286
Kindly private message the service tag and the email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hello.

I was asked to re install windows 8 on a laptop. It's a Dell Inspiron 15 ( 3521 ).

It installed all the drivers except the wifi + Bluetooth driver.

The laptop cannot connect to wifi straight after installing windows 8.

When I run the exe, it gets to the end of the installation it asks for the user to switch on the Bluetooth or wireless switch ( It was one if them, I forgot which one ).

I look all over the laptop and cannot find anything that resembles a switch. I looked at the FN keys and there is no shortcut for it or anything.

I looked to see if it's under settings in windows 8 but the wifi screen says " no devices ".

The laptop has a cheap build.

Any advice would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Wifi + Bluetooth driver won't install on dell.

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Have you got the QuickSet Application Installed ? If not Please Install it then using your Function Keys try to enable the Wireless/ Bluetooth Device by pressing FN+F2 or F3 before you Install the Driver ...

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How can I find out if my Dell Inspiron 1545 has Bluetooth or not?
When I go to Device Manager in Control Panel, I don't see a Bluetooth device listed anywhere.
I've searched online, from what I've read some models of this laptop have Bluetooth and some don't. When I go to the BIOS screen, it mentions Bluetooth somewhere. Does this mean the laptop has Bluetooth?

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop Bluetooth?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
The system supports Bluetooth. The Wifi switch also works as the bluetooth switch.This is the version of  bluetooth on the system Dell 365 Bluetooth v2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR).
Kindly click on the link which is the user manual :www.dell.com/.../manuals
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hello. I just purchased an Inspiron 3521 laptop with Win8 OS and Dell wireless 1705 (driver: 10.0.0.222) in US. I just wonder where & how to download the Miracast Utility on my laptop. Thanks.

A:Inspiron 3521: How to download Miracast Utility on Inspiron 15-3521

Hi harry_yxb,
Miracast Utility is available only for the following wireless cards as your system Inspiron 3521 came with Dell wireless 1705 card. This utility is not compatble with it.

Dell Wireless 1601
Dell Wireless 1601 A2
Wireless WLAN 1601 Half Mini Card

Please let me know iif this helps.

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hi
i need video driver driver dell inspiron 3521 (3rd gen core i3)
ugently need.i wait yours replys.

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Hi, i have a big problem. I cannot turn on my computer. At first i got 4 short beeps, that meas a ram problem, so i tried to reseat the ram. I tried with only one ram in each port, the problem persisted. I took off the bios battery and tried to get rid off the "parasite current". This resulted the 2 short beep problem( no memory detected ). I`ve tried almost everything with 5 different rams. I read that the ports might be the problem, but i cannot find spare parts for my laptop(like other motherboard). What can i do to revive my laptop?
Please help me, John

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Hello everyone! I have a Dell inspiron 15 3521 i3 4gb with one empty slot and I want to upgrade it with a Kingston HyperX Impact 4gb ddr3 1600mhz. But will the hyperX compatible with my laptop?

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Hey, i have the Inspiron 15 3521 with windows 8.1 and it does not recognize the internal microphone.
For example when I go to "Speech Recognition" and press "Set Up Microphone" I get 3 Options "Headset Microphone", "Desktop Microphone" and "Other" and non of them works.
I tried to reinstall the drivers and update the system but nothing works.
Please help.

A:No microphone on Dell Inspiron 15 3521

Hi.I came across this problem recently.In my case there was a small piece of rubber protecting the mic that  slipped down slightly and was covering the mic. Just pry open the top screen cover and remove the rubber or glue It again In the correct position.It's situated to the left of the webcam.

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At first when i was using Windows 8.1 bluetooth option is present and I connected it too. Recently i have searched for bluetooth and option is not showing. I tried to install all the drivers but of no use. Bluetooth option is not available. Now after that i installed windows 10 but even then bluetooth option is not there. What to do? Any one please help.

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Hello, everyone.
I had upgraded my Dell Inspiron 3521 from Win 8.1 to Win 10.
Wifi was working with not problems for a while but now its just stopped and I can't do nothing to fix it.
I run command prompt as admin : reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f
system did not find it.
I did reinstall drivers from dell, also did not help.
I did : "Reset PC". It also did not help.
When I try to connect to my Wifi network it says "No internet. Secured"
It looks like it is connected but no internet access (yellow exclamation mark present).
As I understand I can't revert back to Win 8.1 because upgrade was done more then month ago.
It looks like I am stuck. I am struggling with this issue for two days.
Please, help!

A:Win 10 WiFi Problem DELL 3521

Hi, can any other device successfully use your router?

Have you tried rt clicking the tray icon, Troubleshoot Problems?

Searching the forum (which you're free to do - see the search box above) offers (e.g.)
Solved No Internet Access - How to fix it - Windows 10 Forums
Solved Wi-Fi able to see connections but cant connect. Build 10130 - Windows 10 Forums
You can search for (e.g.
Wifi yellow triangle
Wifi won't connect
etc

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Hello, everyone.
I had upgraded my Dell Inspiron 3521 from Win 8.1 to Win 10.
Wifi was working with not problems for a while but now its just stopped and I can't do nothing to fix it.
I run command prompt as admin : reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f
system did not find it.
I did reinstall drivers from dell, also did not help.
I did : "Reset PC". It also did not help.
When I try to connect to my Wifi network it says "No internet. Secured"
It looks like it is connected but no internet access (yellow exclamation mark present).
As I understand I can't revert back to Win 8.1 because upgrade was done more then month ago.
It looks like I am stuck. I am struggling with this issue for two days.
Please, help!

A:Win 10 WiFi Problem DELL 3521

Hi, can any other device successfully use your router?

Have you tried rt clicking the tray icon, Troubleshoot Problems?

Searching the forum (which you're free to do - see the search box above) offers (e.g.)
Solved No Internet Access - How to fix it - Windows 10 Forums
Solved Wi-Fi able to see connections but cant connect. Build 10130 - Windows 10 Forums
You can search for (e.g.
Wifi yellow triangle
Wifi won't connect
etc

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When I press the start button, I get a beeping sound. one beep then pause then beeps again. Can you please help me?

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Hi there, my sister has a Dell Inspiron (3521), which she bought brand new about 2 years ago. About 3 months ago her battery stopped working, as soon as the power adapter came out, or was unplugged, the laptop would instantly shut off. She bought a new battery but had the same problem.
She took it to one of those computer repair shops and was charged lmost 200 and it's the same now as when she put it in.

When I switch it on I get a warning saying: Warning: The battery cannot be identified. The system will be unable to charge this battery.

The battery is the same as the one that was in it when she bought it, so I doubt that that is the problem.

Could it be a driver problem or something?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Jamie078
 

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Hi, Does anyone know approximately what my DL speed should be. My desktop routinely is 88mbps via Comcast. My Inspiron 15 #3521 laptop is 38-41 mbps. The network adapters are Dell Wireless 1704 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz) & Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller.

Laptop is not what I would call slow, but was wonder about the internet speed being a little lower than half of my desktops 88 mbps. Oh yeah both computers are the same (12mbps) on upload. Perhaps these are normal speeds for the laptop?

I have not tried to use ethernet connection like the desktop.

Thanks Gary

A:What should be my internet DL speed on Dell inspiron 15 #3521

wireless will always be slower than Ethernet. but by how much I do not know

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Respected All, I buy Brand New Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Laptop 2 months ago. It was working awesome. A few days ago the "Windows Updates Installed". and then I face problem in my Audio. When I start my Laptop, within 5 minutes  the Sound Stop working without giving me any message. When I Disable Audio and Enable again from "Device Manager", it starts working, and then it works till the computer shut down again. When I Shut Down my Laptop and start it again. the same problem occurs. I re-install Audio driver but the problem persists. Please help me out in this regard. 
Thanks

A:Problem with my Audio (DELL Inspiron 15 3521)

There has been a recent Windows update that is causing widespread havoc with audio. I suggest first trying the solutions for that before trying other things. Here are the 2 solutions that forum members have reported so far.  
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1st POSSIBLE SOLUTIONForum member countiss wrote that it is due to Microsoft....
"Update KB2962407, which that states it fixes "Shortened battery life when an idle audio device is not turned off on a computer running Windows".You do not have to do a System Restore to get rid of the Updates; easier to go to Windows Update, View Update History. On the top of that screen, click on Installed Updates. Then just right-click the update you want to uninstall."
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2ND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONForum member natakuc4 says that updating to Windows 8.1 will fix it. He wrote:
"If you are still on Windows 8.0. You should upgrade from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1. See the instructions here:http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-microsoft-windows-and-office/download-microsoft-windows/upgrading-to-windows-8-1-from-windows-8-0-via-the-microsoft-store/Uninstall the audio and video drivers before the update. After the update uninstall the network and chipset drivers and get the Windows 8.1 (WB64A) drivers.."
You can get the drivers he mentions either from your model's support page after ... Read more

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I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3521 that came with Windows 8 installed. I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and everything worked great. When Windows 10 came out I was reluctant to upgrade, but I finally did right before the free offer ran out. Again, everything worked great (except for now having a dozen user accounts that I do not need – but that’s another story).
After a month or so, Windows 10 did its upgrade and that’s when everything got messed up.
Now, my wi-fi will not even turn on. I click the toggle in Control Panel/Settings/Wi-Fi and it will toggle on and then immediately back off. The only way I can use wi-fi is to use a Cisco USB wi-fi dongle.
I, of course, have Googled till my eyes bleed, but can find nothing that has helped.
Supposedly, this model is on the list tested for Windows 10.
The onboard wi-fi adapter is a Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b|g|n (2.4 GHz)
Anyone have any ideas what to try?
 
TIA,
Bob Mathis

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hey,i purchased dell inspiron 3521 1 month  ago and i am facing this problem:
i have problem with headphones.whenever i attach my headphone my sound stops even i remove headphone, i face no sound problem until i restart laptop.the second problem i face while attaching headphone is that many applications/software stop responding.for example if i start any game, on the intro screen the game stops responding.also other applications like media players.3rd problem caused by attaching headphone is at shutdown screen laptop takes very long to shut down.even hour :(
i don't face problem when i am not using headphones.
i tried different headphones but got same result.currently i am using 3 segmented headphones.can any one help me that its my laptop problem software/hardware or i have to use special kind of headphones?thank you.

A:dell inspiron 15 3521 headphone problem,

I had same issue with my lappe,After that I was followed your instruction .Now its working fine for me .

Thanks .
yuvaraj

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