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Dell laptop wireless problem

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys,

 

For the past 2 weeks my Dell Inspiron 15z 5523 wireless card is not working properly. I don't know why but it looks like the wifi strength dropped significantly, it only detects Wifi networks in a 5 meter range (16 foot) or less.

 

I already tried:

 

1. Uninstalling drivers and installing the most current driver

2. Uninstalling drivers and installing like 10 differents versions of drivers.

2. Changing wireless power mode to maximum performance.

3. Changingtransmit power to highest.

4. Unchecking allow computer to turn off this device to save power.

5. Opening laptop, cleaning wireless card, make sure the wireless card is properly installed.

 

I know is not the router because every other device in the house or in my workplace works right away.

 

What else can I do?

 

 

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Can you try reinstalling your OS? Or doing a "chkdsk" for corruption?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I found the problem.

 

After taking apart the laptop, the wireless card white cable fell off it looks like the laptop hinge broke the cable. 

 

Where can I find a replacement for a Dell Inspiron 15z 5523?

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CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K

CPU Cooler: be quiet! - PURE ROCK 
Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver - 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste 
Motherboard: ASRock Z370 Extreme4
Memory: G.Skill TridentZ RGB 2x8GB 3200/14
Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive 
Storage: Samsung - 960 EVO 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive
Storage: Western Digital - Blue 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive
Storage: Western Digital - BLACK SERIES 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: EVGA - 970 SSC ACX (1080 is in RMA)
Case: Fractal Design - Define R5 w/Window (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA P2 750W with CableMod blue/black Pro Series
Optical Drive: LG - WH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer 
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit and Linux Mint Serena
Keyboard: Logitech - G910 Orion Spectrum RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard
Mouse: Logitech - G502 Wired Optical Mouse
Headphones: Logitech - G430 7.1 Channel  Headset
Speakers: Logitech - Z506 155W 5.1ch Speakers

 

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